Synonyms for Autopsy:


cervical smear, check, biopsy, CT-SCAN, checkup, CAT scan, amniocentesis, blood test, diagnosis. act (noun)
postmortem examination, necropsy, postmortem.
autopsy (noun)
necropsy, p.m., postmortem examination, postmortem.
examination of dead body (noun)
postmortem, dissection, necropsy.
medical checkup (noun)
postmortem examination (noun)
pathological examination of the dead, dissection, examination.

Other synonyms:

CAT scan, cervical smear, diagnosis, CT-SCAN, checkup, dissection, blood test. examination. check. Other relevant words:
dissection, biopsy, checkup, examination, check, diagnosis, amniocentesis.

Usage examples for autopsy

  1. We held a post- mortem, of course, the condition of the blood being what we most wished to observe; and the autopsy revealed some unexpected details. – Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose by Grant Allen
  2. The surgeon from Honfleur, named Deschamps, performed an autopsy on some of the bodies, and found them affected in the same manner as those who had died at Ste. – The Makers of Canada: Champlain by N. E. Dionne
  3. The autopsy was performed by a man from Portland, who hung the body up by the heels and played a hose on it. – The Centralia Conspiracy by Ralph Chaplin