legal medicine


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legal medicine

n
1. (Law) another name for forensic medicine
2. (Medicine) another name for forensic medicine
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Joaquin Lucena, head of forensic pathology at the Institute of Legal Medicine in Seville which carried out the research, said: "The notion that recreational cocaine use is 'safe' should be dispelled, since even small amounts may have catastrophic consequences, including sudden death."
A postmortem at the Institute of Legal Medicine in Portimao revealed he had died from blows to the head.
They were still waiting for the results of an autopsy that was carried out yesterday at the Institute of Legal Medicine in nearby Portimao.
Dr Denis Cusack, professor of legal medicine at University College Dublin, said: "At present there is no limit set for drugs as there is for alcohol.