Origin of necropsysee necro- and -opsis
- The pathological dissection of a corpse; particularly to determine cause of death. Applicable to the examination of any life form.
(third-person singular simple present necropsies, present participle necropsying, simple past and past participle necropsied)
- The act of performing a necropsy.
From necro- +"Ž -opsy.