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One entry found for autopsy.
Main Entry: auĚtopĚsy
Pronunciation: primarystressodot-secondarystresstäp-semacron, primarystressodott-schwap-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -sies
Etymology: from Greek autopsia "the act of seeing with one's own eyes," from aut- "self" and opsis "sight," from opsesthai "to be going to see" --related to OPTIC
: an examination of a dead body especially to find out the cause of death
- autopsy verb

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