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necropsy

[′ne‚kräp·sē]
(medicine)
To perform an autopsy.
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Consequently, it is difficult to justify refusal to undertake necropsies on patients with such infections [6].
Eighteen pathology educators discussed the difficulties that they have faced in using autopsies in preclinical teaching, 12 coming from those programs that did not allow students to observe necropsies. Items that were mentioned multiple times include low autopsy numbers (11), inability to find time in class schedules/unpredictable occurrence of autopsies (8), geographic issues (preclinical instruction occurs a substantial distance from the morgue) (3), no medical examiner associated with the medical school (3), cost of personal protective equipment (2), and issues contacting students when an autopsy was scheduled (2).
Detailed questionnaires on clinical and epidemiologic features were completed, and necropsies were performed to improve identification of fatal leptospirosis cases in Sao Paulo.
Renal lesions and other major findings in necropsies of 133 patients with leprosy.
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.
Bacterial cultures had been obtained from 53 necropsies performed between March 1999 and June 2003.
Necropsies on turtles caught by longline fisheries may provide additional objective data on the causes of mortality and the health of pelagic turtles.
Necropsies were performed on 67 turtles (17.5%) of the total sample population.
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.