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Synonyms for necropsy

an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

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Grain overload was not considered a differential diagnosis by NDGF employees until results of the necropsies were received.
A major problem is increasing the number of necropsies, which may be limited by logistics or cultural norms.
Necropsies show that 40 percent of the sea otter deaths may have been caused by infections from one of two land-based parasites.
Subsequent necropsies confirmed that no grossly visible parasites, including nematodes, trematodes, cestodes, pentastomids, and acanthocephalans were present (McFarlen, 1991), at least in the adult female terrapins that were mortally injured by traffic.
As a clinical trainee I also performed a number of necropsies myself.
This study used archived histologic tissues and reports from routine necropsies to describe the pathology of naturally occurring extraintestinal coccidiosis.
In necropsies at sea, he typically works alongside the whale in a small rubber boat deployed from larger vessels.
Necropsies of imported NHPs should be performed only by qualified veterinary pathologists or laboratory-animal veterinarians accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care.
Three of these birds were euthanatized, and complete necropsies were performed.