Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The dissection of a corpse to ascertain the cause of death.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The dissection of a dead body for the purpose of inquiring Into the cause of dcath. Pub. St. Mass. 1882, p. 1288. Sudduth v. Insurance Co.. (C. C.) 106 Fed. 823.