necroscopy

necroscopy

[nuh-kros-kuh-pee, ne-]
noun, plural necroscopies.

Origin:
1835–45; necro- + -scopy

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necropsy or necroscopy (ˈnɛkrɒpsɪ, nɛˈkrɒskəpɪ)
 
n , pl -sies, -pies
another name for autopsy
 
[C19: from Greek nekros dead body + opsis sight]
 
necroscopy or necroscopy
 
n
 
[C19: from Greek nekros dead body + opsis sight]

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