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NCJ Number: 32708 Find in a Library
Title: IDENTIFICATION OF FOOD MATERIALS IN GASTRIC CONTENTS SLIDE SEMINAR (INCLUDES SLIDES AND MANUAL)
Author(s): G E GANTNER; J D DWYER; E LYNCH
Corporate Author: Foundation Press
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 119
Sponsoring Agency: Foundation Press
New York, NY 10001
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE SLIDES AND MANUAL COVER THE HANDLING OF GASTRIC SPECIMENS, GENERAL STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF PLANTS AND DIAGNOSTIC FEATURES OF INDIVIDUAL PLANTS.
Abstract: THE OPENING SECTION OF THE MANUAL COVERS THE GENERAL MORPHOLOGY OF STEM, FRUIT, SEEDS, ETC., IN SUCH A MANNER THAT IT EASILY RELATES TO THE SLIDES AND DETAILED DISCUSSION OF THE 63 INDIVIDUAL PLANTS THAT FOLLOWS. EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE HISTOLOGY OF EDIBLE PARTS. OTHER TOPICS CONTAINED IN THE MANUAL INCLUDE SLIDE PREPARATION, GASTRIC RETENTION TIME, THE BEGINNINGS OF GASTRIC PHYSIOLOGY, PALEOBIOLOGY OF FOOD MATERIALS, AND GENERAL BOTANICAL ASPECTS. DESCRIPTIONS OF THE 63 PLANTS THAT APPEAR ON THE SLIDES ARE PROVIDED. THE SLIDES ARE ARRANGED IN A CONTAINER SO THAT DESIGNATIONS PRINTED ON THEM (SUCH AS ANISE, BEAN, OR ORANGE) ARE READILY VISIBLE. A GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTAINING 320 REFERENCES ARE ALSO PRESENTED. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED) (SNI ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Biological influences; Blood/body fluid analysis; Crime laboratories; Forensic medicine; Plant analysis; Reference materials; Time of death determination
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 35MM COLOR SLIDES, 1976 KIT INCLUDES 198 SLIDES AND 119 PAGE MANUAL
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