ante-mortem

antemortem

[an-tee-mawr-tuhm]
adjective
before death: an antemortem confession.
Also, ante-mortem, ante mortem.


Origin:
1880–85; < Latin

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ante-mortem
 
adj, —adv
(esp in legal or medical contexts) before death
 
[Latin]

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antemortem an·te·mor·tem (ān'tē-môr'təm)
adj.
Before death.

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