ante-mortem

ante-mortem

adj, adv
(esp in legal or medical contexts) before death
[Latin]
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I can't make use of such an ante-mortem statement as that.
We wrangled over a good many ante-mortem outburts, but I finally got him to cut his obituary down to this, which he copied into his memorandum-book, purposing to get it by heart:
The victim's body had 25 torture marks, according to his autopsy report that mentioned that all the injuries were ante-mortem and inflicted by blunt weapons.
The report also stated that there were ante-mortem contusions on the face and the upper right chest areas of the body, painting a grim picture of Jose's life on the vessel.
All the cases showed oblique and non-continuous ligature mark which is a typical finding of ante-mortem hanging.
The archives of the missing persons service contain most sensitive information, Fotiou said, including testimonies, letters, ante-mortem data of the missing persons, personal and family information.
Currently, the accumulated knowledge related to metabolic profiles and blood gas exchange in slaughter animals provides an understanding of the repercussions of ante-mortem stressors [17, 26].
At present no ante-mortem testing is available at abattoirs to diagnose cysticercosis in live animals, hence the diagnosis is totally based on postmortem examination of the carcass.
The animals at the authorized slaughter houses go through an ante-mortem before slaughter while a post mortem is also conducted after the animal has been slaughtered.
Additionally, after review and consideration of comments to the proposed rule, FSIS is amending the regulations by removing a provision that requires ante-mortem inspection to be conducted in pens.
1) When identified ante-mortem, the common presentation is small intestine intussusception or obstruction.
The animals should normally be inspected for infections such as foot and mouth disease and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), among other diseases at the point of loading on trucks and a certificate by a veterinarian is usually adequate assurance of freedom from infectious and zoonotic diseases according to the applicable ante-mortem inspection regulations [10].