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Definition: Autopsy


Quick Summary of Autopsy

A physician’s examination of the body of a deceased person to determine the cause of death.

Related Phrases

Wrongful death recoveries
Stepped-up basis
Ancillary probate
Direct examination
Certified copy

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Autopsy. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 08, 2022
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Autopsy. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 08, 2022).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Autopsy. Retrieved December 08, 2022
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Autopsy are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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