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adjective Entire, total, whole.
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Postmortem examination, necropsy Pathology A post-mortem examination of a body, which helps determine cause of death and identify any diseases that had not been detected while the Pt was alive, or confirms the presence of conditions that had been diagnosed before the Pt died. See Forensic autopsy, Hospital autopsy, Organ-limited autopsy. Cf Psychologic autopsy.
Autopsy types
Biopsy only
A minimalist post-mortem in which the prosector examines the organs, but only samples small fragments–'biopsies' for histologic examination
Chest only
An autopsy in which only the lungs and heart are examined; findings in a 'chest only' autopsy is to ID an occluding thrombus in the coronary arteries, massive PTE, or evaluate a person for compensation under the Black Lung Compensation act of 1969
An autopsy in which the thoracic, abdominal, and cranial cavities are examined
Head only
An autopsy in which the pathology of interest is presumed to reside entirely in the cranial cavity
No head
An autopsy examining the chest and abdominal cavity without cranial cavity
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