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cutting out of tissue from a live person

biopsy

2

incisional vs. excisional biopsy?

incisional is small part of tissue, excisional is all of it

3

Dissection of a dead body to determine the cause of death.

autopsy

4

___% of clinical diagnoses may be wrong

25

5

"Crown's man"--establishes who/what/where/when/how of death

coroner

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types of deaths coroners investigate:

violence, accident, suicide, homicide, criminal activity, custody, negligence, unexplained

7

the study of blood in health and disease

hematology

8

biochem of body constituents

clinical chem

9

blood banking and transfusion

immunohematology

10

bacteria and viruses in disease

microbiology

11

programmed cell death

apoptosis

12

3 blotting techniques

southern (gene patterns), western (protein size), northern (locating sequence of RNA)

13

surgical, cytology, and autopsy incorporated in ___ pathology

anatomical

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clinical chem, microbio, hematology incorporated in ___ pathology

clinical