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 for necropsy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Necropsy \Nec"rop*sy\, n. [Gr. nekro`s a dead body + ? sight:
     cf. F. n['e]cropsie.] (Med.)
     A post-mortem examination or inspection; an autopsy. See
     Autopsy.
     [1913 Webster] Necroscopic

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  necropsy
      n 1: an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine
           cause of death or the changes produced by disease [syn:
           autopsy, necropsy, postmortem, post-mortem, PM,
           postmortem examination, post-mortem examination]

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