Translation of death certificate in Spanish:

death certificate

certificado de defunción, n.

noun

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    certificado de defunción masculine
    (with masculine article in the singular) acta de defunción feminine Mexico
    • When there is no trace of corpse, who will issue the death certificate?
    • After Day's death, her family fought to have the official race on her death certificate changed from white back to black.
    • A junior doctor issued a death certificate which stated that he died from a form of pneumonia but tests later revealed he may have suffered a heart attack.
    • She verified the elder son was dead and went to the kitchen to sign the death certificate.
    • After his death I asked the doctor providing the death certificate to state on the form that my father was a non-smoker.
    • Gagnon had tried to dispose of Hamel's body at two funeral homes who refused to accept the body without an official death certificate.
    • Suggested reforms included setting up an independent body to pick the second doctor who signs the death certificate.
    • Currently when a patient dies, the GP writes a death certificate and gives it to the family of the deceased.
    • On her death certificate the doctor recorded that the town's oldest Marlburian had died simply of old age.
    • The doctor signed the death certificate, and it was picked up that evening.
    • Misclassification of outcome might have occurred, in that cardiovascular and cancer causes of death could have been overlooked in the death certificate.
    • We recorded the cause of death from the original death certificate, which was normally completed by a consultant.
    • So, when you signed the death certificate, you weren't sure the man was dead, were you?
    • We sat with her for around three hours this morning after we'd heard, waiting for the doctor to come and sign the death certificate.
    • The date and underlying cause of death were obtained from the death certificate.
    • Currently when a body is to be cremated, the second doctor to sign the death certificate can be a colleague of the doctor who treated the patient.
    • The coroner expedites the paperwork for a death certificate, and the funeral director secures a burial license.
    • The death certificate recorded that an autopsy had found the cause to be heart failure.
    • There won't be a death certificate, and the body will have disappeared by now.
    • The coroner also stressed the family of the deceased had a right to obtain a death certificate which would allow them to put the deceased man's affairs in order.