Meaning of necropsy

nec•rop•sy

Pronunciation: (nek'rop-sē), [key]
— n., pl. v., -sies, –sied, –sy•ing.
—n.
  1. the examination of a body after death; autopsy.
—v.t.
  1. to perform a necropsy on.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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