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autopsy

Medical; Forensic

An autopsy (also known as a post-mortem examination, necropsy, autopsia cadaverum, or obduction) is a highly specialized surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination ...

coroner

Medical; Forensic

A coroner is a government official who investigates human deaths, determines cause of death, issues death certificates, maintains death records, responds to deaths in mass ...

forensic science

Medical; Forensic

Forensic science (often shortened to forensics) is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to a legal system. This may be in relation to a ...

differential diagnosis

Medical; Forensic

A systematic method of diagnosing a disorder (e.g., headache) that lacks unique symptoms or signs.

bipolarity

Medical; Forensic

It's kind of metal-psychal illness, consisting in mental instability and lack of mental cohesion, feel of being aloof, and living in one's world of remoteness and isolation.

ventricular fibrillation

Anatomy; Allergies and allergens

An erratic, disorganized firing of impulses from the ventricles. The ventricles quiver and are unable to contract or pump blood to the body. This is a medical emergency that ...

ruga

Medical; Forensic

An anatomical fold or wrinkle (as of the gastric mucous membranes) —usually used in plural.