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medical examiner

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmedical examinerˌmedical exˈaminer noun [countable] American English  a doctor who examines dead people’s bodies in order to find out how they died, especially if they died in a sudden or unusual way
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medical examinerA medical examiner took a smear.In his body, the medical examiner said, were traces of antidepressants.Jimmy died of complications of a blow to the stomach, according to the medical examiner.The medical examiner has not said whether pepper spray was responsible.The medical examiner said the cause of death would be further studied, and that full autopsies would be conducted.
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