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nec·rop·sy

 (nĕk′rŏp′sē)
n. pl. nec·rop·sies

nec′rop′sy v.
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necropsy

(ˈnɛkrɒpsɪ) or

necroscopy

n, pl -sies or -pies
(Pathology) another name for autopsy
[C19: from Greek nekros dead body + opsis sight]
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nec•rop•sy

(ˈnɛk rɒp si)

n., pl. -sies, n.
1. the examination of a body after death; autopsy.
v.t.
2. to perform a necropsy on.
[1855–60]
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necropsy

autopsy.
See also: Corpses
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.necropsy - an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by diseasenecropsy - an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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nec·rop·sy

n. necropsia. V.: autopsy.
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An autopsy is also referred to as post-mortem, obduction or necroscopy. An autopsy is the type of procedure involved in the examination of dead bodies performed by medical doctors called pathologists, who have special training in examining tissues and body fluids.
In addition, one necroscopy study involving cases with lower extremity ischemia sufficiently severe to require amputation observed diffuse and severe coronary atherosclerotic and myocardial lesions in almost all these cases (17).
For rat-to- and 90-day subchronic mouse, the averages studies (Martin et were 27% and 49%, al., 2009b); with an respectively (Wang and assessment factor of Gray, 2015) 10, the hazard of reproductive toxicity might be covered for 99.8% of substances Species concordance No experience for Protocol has poorly (310 chemicals) for industrial chemicals: defined endpoints and non-neoplastic < 25 two-generation- a high level of pathology between studies and < 100 one- uncontrolled mouse and rat was 68% generation studies in variation; could be (Wang and Gray, 2015) EU and US in 30 years optimized to include (Bremer et al., 2007) proper randomization, blinding, better necroscopy work, and adequate statistics (Freedman and Zeisel, 1988).