In an autopsy what is the shape of the incision that begins the body dissection?
yshaped
An ________ is the examination of a body and each of its parts also means "to see for oneself."
autopsy
In the _________ autopsy method the whole organ systems are removed
rokitansky
What is it called when you take your last or dying breath?
terminalapnea
What is it called when blood settles in the lower portion of the body and causes a purplish discoloration of the skin?
livormortis
What do we call the test that records heart activity?
electrocardiograph
What do we call the test that's records electrical activity of the brain?
electroencephalogram
When someone is murdered by suffocation it is called _____
homicidalasphyxia
The depletion of which chemical in the body contributes to rigor mortis?
atp
A witness who can demonstrate a particular skill or has knowledge in a trade or profession that can assist the court in determining the truth is known as an _________ .
expertwitness
What is the written record of all of the people who have had possession of the evidence including date and signature called?
chainofcustody
Which search technique would be best for investigating an explosion?
spiral
What is created when one object is pressed against another material with force?
impression
What does DNA stand for?
deoxyribonucleicacid
The rungs that form the middle of the DNA molecule are made up of pairs of ______________.
nitrogenbases