英 ['ɔːtɒpsɪ; ɔː'tɒpsɪ]
- n. 验尸；[病理][特医] 尸体解剖；[病理][特医] 尸体剖检
前缀auto-, 自己的,亲自的。词根op, 看，见optical. 指亲自查看。
- autopsy (n.)
- 1650s, "an eye-witnessing," from Modern Latin autopsia, from Greek autopsia "a seeing with one's own eyes," from autos- "self" (see auto-) + opsis "a sight" (see eye (n.)). Sense of "dissection of a body to determine cause of death" is first recorded 1670s, probably from the same sense in French autopsie (1570s).
- 1. An autopsy was being done to establish the cause of death.
- 2. The autopsy report gave the cause of death as poisoning.
- 3. to perform an autopsy
- 4. They're carrying out an autopsy on the victim.
- 5. An autopsy eventually ascribed the baby's death to sudden infant death syndrome.
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