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Descriptor English:   Forensic Medicine 
Descriptor Spanish:   Medicina Legal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Medicina Legal 
Synonyms English:   Legal Medicine
Medicine, Forensic
Medicine, Legal  
Tree Number:   H02.403.330
I01.198.780.937
SP9.140
Definition English:   The application of medical knowledge to questions of law. 
Indexing Annotation English:   for crime or identification: differentiate from JURISPRUDENCE, usually civil suits; for human identification of skeletal remains HUMAN IDENTIFICATION see FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY is available; for human identification by teeth see FORENSIC DENTISTRY; note other specific forensic terms are also available DF: FORENSIC MED
See Related English:   DNA Contamination
Law Enforcement
 
History Note English:   65; CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION was see under FORENSIC DENTISTRY & FORENSIC MEDICINE 1965-74; was heading 1963-64 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ED education ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence MT methods
OG organization & administration ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data TD trends
Record Number:   5688 
Unique Identifier:   D005554 

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