postmortem

[pohst-mawr-tuhm]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or occurring in the time following death.
2.
of or pertaining to examination of the body after death.
3.
occurring after the end of something; after the event: a postmortem criticism of a television show.
noun
4.
Medicine/Medical. a postmortem examination; autopsy.
5.
an evaluation or discussion occurring after the end or fact of something: to do a postmortem on the decision of a court.
6.
Cards. a discussion of the bidding or playing of a previous hand.

Origin:
1725–35; < Latin post mortem after death

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postmortem (pəʊstˈmɔːtəm)
 
adj
1.  (prenominal) occurring after death
 
n
2.  analysis or study of a recently completed event: a postmortem on a game of chess
3.  See postmortem examination
 
[C18: from Latin, literally: after death]

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postmortem post·mor·tem (pōst-môr'təm)
adj.
Relating to or occurring during the period after death. n.
See autopsy.

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postmortem [(pohst-mawr-tuhm)]

Autopsy; figuratively, any analysis that follows an event: “When the convention is over, we'll have a postmortem to find ways of improving it for next year.” From Latin, meaning “after death.”

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Example sentences
Do not do a postmortem on the past interview or job search.
They plan on looking at postmortem brain tissue from mothers of boys.
Unfortunately, these markers can only be viewed during postmortem
  investigations.
Still, the postmortem on wild pigeons not surprisingly has focused not on their
  biological weak points but rather on us.
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