necropsy

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necropsy

[′ne‚kräp·sē]
(medicine)
To perform an autopsy.
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Much of the literature examining how the autopsy impacts medical students has been related to examining students' attitudes toward observing necropsies.
necropsies (%) 14/42 (33) 15/28 (53) 13/31 (41) Frequency of concurrent Weil syndrome and pulmonary hemorrhage, no.
We performed necropsies on seven olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), two green (Chelonia mydas), and two leatherback sea turtles (Table 1).
Although all necropsies were performed on mature, gravid females, the authors feel that the results are still a good representation of the health of the entire terrapin population.
The results of 4 necropsies performed from 1991-2006 suggested that grain overload and its secondary effects could have contributed to moose mortality in North Dakota.
Two of the sick prairie dogs at the affected pet store were euthanized, and necropsies were performed (2).
Necropsies on two gray squirrels collected in Northridge confirmed West Nile virus and officials hope to test a dead fox squirrel picked up at Balboa Park.
GLENDALE - Two goats that grazed on brush on local hillsides as part of a fire prevention program have been discovered dead, and necropsies are being conducted to determine why, officials said Monday.
Necropsies were performed systematically on 30 frogs, but no gross abnormalities of the viscera were found.
But Bernstein, who showed a videotape of separate necropsies, said she is convinced that a human was responsible because of the precision with which the dog's pelt was removed and the fact it hadn't been eaten.
This report emphasizes the importance of adhering to strict infection control measures during large animal necropsies and medical procedures, even when TB is not suspected, because of potentially large bacillary loads.