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Postmortem and antemortem rupture of the stomach both occur along the greater curvature - T/F
True, however they may be differentiated because antemortem would have hemorrhage, fibrin, and swelling along the margin of the tear
Hemoglobin imbibition can often be distinguished from antemortem hemorrhage by
hemoglobin imbibition may be rinsed or rubbed off
_______ occurs when hydrogen sulfide gas produced by bacteria in the intestinal
tract "leaches" out through the intestinal wall and combines with iron from red blood cells.
__Pseudomelanosis__ occurs when hydrogen sulfide gas produced by bacteria in the intestinal
tract "leaches" out through the intestinal wall and combines with iron from red blood cells.
_______________ is cooling of the body after death
__Algor mortis__ is cooling of the body after death
________________is the rigidity that occurs in skeletal (and cardiac) muscle after death.
__Rigor mortis__ is the rigidity that occurs in skeletal (and cardiac) muscle after death.
Discoloration caused by blood which has
pooled in certain areas of the body (these are usually dependent areas)is called
This may also be called
Livor mortis
Hypostatic congestion