ante mortem


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ante mortem

 [an´te mor´tem] (L.)
before death.

ante mortem

/an·te mor·tem/ (an´te mor´tem) [L.] before death.

ante mortem

Etymology: L, ante, before, mors, death
before death.

ante mortem

Before death.

ante mortem

[L.] before death. See antemortem.
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Ante mortem diagnosis is rare; patients may present with arrhythmias, superior vena cava obstruction, right ventricle outflow tract obstruction or left ventricular obstruction.
The lower central incisors of WLH 22 were avulsed ante mortem, evidence of a cultural practice that has been recorded more recently.
The Company is also developing an ante mortem test to detect infectious prions in cattle prior to entering the food supply.
Indeed at autopsy, half the patients dying from HIV are found also to be infected with TB, and half of these were not diagnosed ante mortem.
The grant will fund the development of the Company's ante mortem (living) test for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly referred to as mad cow disease.
These funds will enable the company to complete staffing requirements and to validate and commercialize its ante mortem diagnostic test kit for BSE .
According to the article's authors, the discrepancies between ante mortem and postmortem diagnoses - at the average rate of 40% - call attention to the value autopsies provide in terms of conclusive clinical information that can ultimately help lead to a decrease in ante mortem misdiagnoses.