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  • n. Plural form of virtopsy.


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  • Virtual autopsies (yes, "virtopsies") are the newest in cause-of-death forensics.


  • So far, Virtobot has aided virtopsies in 52 real cases, including 26 road deaths, 10 by impacts from a blunt object, six knifings, five shootings, and two throttlings

    New Scientist - Online News

  • By automating virtopsies, he now hopes to free the post-mortem from the influence of the unavoidable human failings of pathologists, which can affect conclusions about cause of death.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Their virtopsies combine 3D imaging of a body's surface with a CT scan of its interior anatomy.

    New Scientist - Online News


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