antemortem
adjective Etymology: Latin ante mortem Date: 1862 preceding death

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antemortem — [an΄tē môr′təm] adj. [L ante mortem, before death] made or done just before one s death …   English World dictionary

  • antemortem — /an tee mawr teuhm/, adj. before death: an antemortem confession. Also, ante mortem, ante mortem. [1880 85; < L] * * * …   Universalium

  • antemortem — an•te•mor•tem or an•te mor•tem [[t]ˌæn tiˈmɔr təm[/t]] adj. med law before death: an antemortem confession[/ex] • Etymology: 1880–85; < L …   From formal English to slang

  • antemortem — adjective preceding death antemortem confession • Ant: ↑postmortem …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antemortem — …   Wikipedia

  • antemortem — adjective before death See Also: perimortem, postmortem …   Wiktionary

  • antemortem — Before death. Cf.:postmortem. [ante + L. mors (mort ), death] * * * an·te·mor·tem mȯrt əm adj preceding death * * * an·te·mor·tem (an″te morґtəm) [L.] occurring before death …   Medical dictionary

  • antemortem — adj. before death …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antemortem — an·te·mor·tem …   English syllables

  • antemortem identification media — Records, samples, and photographs taken prior to death. These include (but are not limited to) fingerprints, dental x rays, body tissue samples, photographs of tattoos, or other identifying marks. These “predeath” records would be compared… …   Military dictionary

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