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5 Matching questions

  1. humpback flies Larvae feed on decaying bodies Some species can burrow to a depth of 50cm over four days Important in buried bodies
  2. carpet beetles Larvae and adults feed on dry skin and hairs
  3. The cadaver swollen by gas produces internally, accompanied by odor of decaying flesh
  4. the disease process or injury responsible for initaiting the train of events which produces death
  5. elected by political offical, 2-4 years in office, no medical training
  1. a Cause of death
  2. b Coroner
  3. c Putrefaction Decay
  4. d Dermestids
  5. e Phoridae

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Forensic Entomologist
  2. Histeridae
  3. Spiracles
  4. Rigor Mortis
  5. Medical Examiner

5 True/False questions

  1. Rove's Beetle Carrion BeetlesDried Remarks


  2. The cadaver appears fresh externally but is decomposing internally due to the activities of bacteria, protozoa and nematodes present in the body before deathIntial Decay


  3. The breakdown of tissues by bacteria. These processes release gases that are the chief source of the characteristic odor of dead bodiesManner of death


  4. 1.5 degree Celsius per hourADH ATB


  5. Temperature*hourADH ATB