Forensic Taphonomy

Forensic Taphonomy

A test that tests the knowledge of the decomposition process of a body after death.

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What resembles one another?

Fire and Water
Weather and Animals
Humans and Water
Humans and Animals

Define forensic taphonomy.

The study of the processes and
changes that occur within the body
after death.
The study of the processes and
changes that occur between time of
death and discovery.
The study of the processes and
changes of the body before death.

Name 3 mechanisms in the transport of remains.

Select the three correct answers
Human
Burial
Fire
Environment
Animals

What happens in the short range (death to 3 days) of time since death?

Select the three correct answers
Rigor mortis
Scavenging
Algor mortis
Liver mortis
Kidney mortis
Body modification

List the 6 agents of taphonomic change.

Select the six correct answers
Humans
pH
Animals
Cause of death
Weather
Water
Burial
Place of burial
Insects
Fire