antemortem


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antemortem

[¦an·tē¦mȯr·dəm]
(medicine)
Before death.
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Viral RNA was detected in the patient's saliva collected antemortem and CNS tissues collected at autopsy by reverse transcriptionpolymerase chain reaction and was typed as a variant common to the tricolored bat (Perimyotis subflavus).
These molecules need to be further investigated in body fluids like cerebrospinal fluid in a larger cohort of rabies cases to determine their potential use as antemortem diagnostic biomarkers in rabies [86].
To differentiate between ante and postmortem physical (e.g., wave action) damage and antemortem predatory damage, 30 live mussels (10/size class), with a smooth margin and nonabraded surface were used in a tumbling experiment.
There is a lack of antemortem assays, which would be most widely used to screen cattle for their status as satisfactory subjects for introduction into the food chain.
The dental team compare antemortem dental records (from dental practice or dental hospital visits) with the postmortem dental examination findings - they must "match" or be explicable.
Comparisons of antemortem and postmortem images of fragmentary skeletal remains that had been buried since 1977 were performed using an IBM-compatible computer and Adobe Photoshop 6.0.
PHR public health and social work professionals trained local staff and social workers as interviewers to collect antemortem data from families (data that provides descriptive physical information about the missing person and personal effects, such as clothing and jewelry, at or before time of disappearance or death) to help in the identification process.
Sin embargo, en los ultimos anos se ha observado una disminucion considerable en la practica de autopsias, atribuido a cambios en la actitud de los profesionales, familiares y administradores, a factores socioeconomicos y medicolegales y a la introduccion de nuevos metodos diagnosticos sofisticados antemortem.
The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a DNA-based method that can be used for the quick and sensitive detection of microorganisms in both antemortem and necropsied tissues.
The goods attainable by a non-theistic moral theory, that is, the goods attainable on the assumption of metaphysical naturalism, are, as far as we can tell, restricted to what I shall call, rather cumbersomely and archaicly, "This-Worldly Goods": A good is this-worldly if and only if it is a good that can be attained antemortem, such as pleasure and avoidance of pain and whatever human desire-satisfaction and happiness are attainable in life.
Members of the Squad assist in printing the deceased at disaster scenes, collecting antemortem fingerprints of victims, and identifying their remains by friction ridge skin.