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Royal United Hospital, mortuary and pathology laboratory
A hospital mortuary and pathology laboratory in Bath, England

A morgue is a place where dead human bodies are kept for a short time soon after the person died. Sometimes, the body is examined by autopsy. Most often, the body is delivered to a mortuary and buried in a grave or cremated. Morgues are found in hospitals, usually on the lowest floor or basement.

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