necropsy

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necropsy

[′ne‚kräp·sē]
(medicine)
To perform an autopsy.
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Seven states, including California, conduct full necropsies on horses.
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.
Of the 101 fatal cases, necropsies were performed for 42.
Following a stranding in mid-January, seven dead common and white-sided dolphins were brought to the MRF (right) for necropsies by researchers from WHOI, New England Aquarium, NMFS, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tufts University.
To find out, scientists have performed necropsies, or examinations of animal carcasses, on the dead sea otters.
By choosing physical examination, blood parasites, intestinal parasites, necropsies, and enteric cultures the authors felt that the more common terrapin diseases might be identified.
As a student at Guy's Hospital during the late 40s, I regularly attended necropsies and was required to present clinical details of patients whom I had clerked during life.
Six of the dead whales were sent to specialists for necropsies to determine the cause of death.
After two years, a pathologist necropsies the animals and diagnoses tumors at various sites.
After the monkeys died, necropsies revealed that all three had identical types of brain lesions.
NasdaqGM:RPRX) today released initial findings from evaluation of gross necropsies conducted upon completion of the in-life portion of a two-year study conducted to satisfy the balance of the FDA mandated two-species trials to demonstrate the lack of carcinogenic potential for new chemical entities.