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

    Tbe anatomical examination of a dead body by chtting into pieces or exscinding one or more parts or organs. Wehle v. Accident Ass'n, 11 Misc. Rep. 36, 31 N. Y. Supp. 865; Sudduth v. Insurance Co.. (O. C.) 106 Fed. 822; Rhodes v. Brandt, 21 Hun (N. Y.) 3.