The definition of post mortem refers to something that happens after death.
An autopsy is an example of something that happens post mortem.
- Occurring after death.
- The injuries were found to have been caused post mortem.
(plural post mortems) (abbreviated as PM)
- Alternative spelling of post mortem.
post mortem - Legal Definition
Latin. After death. Generally used to refer to the examination of a corpse by the coroner to ascertain the cause of death.