Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as autopsic.

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  • adjective obsolete autopsic

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In this we have ample cause for the attending train of symptoms that, beginning with drowsiness, rapidly passes into stupor followed by profound coma and ultimate dissolution -- marked evidence of the fact that a chemical agent or poison may produce a mechanical disease; and autopsical research reveals absolutely nothing save the general disorganization of blood corpuscles, as already noted.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 421, January 26, 1884

  • And even now, about all we know is that autopsical research reveals absolutely nothing but the general disorganisation of the blood corpuscles.

    The Dream Doctor

  • The fact of the matter is that the autopsical research revealed absolutely nothing but a general disorganisation of the blood-corpuscles, a most peculiar thing, but one the significance of which none of us here can fathom.

    The Dream Doctor

  • The heavy bullet had traversed the ascending aorta "near its bifurcation," said Brick, who, though only an autopsical adjunct, was permitted to speak for his associates.

    Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila

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  • I know of only five bona fide English words that end with “-psical”: “autopsical”, “harpsical”, “dropsical”, and the dubious derived forms “nondropsical” and “undropsical”. There are at least 111 words that end with “-sical”.

    January 25, 2011