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  1. rigor mortisthe medical condition that occurs after death and results in the stiffening of body parts in the position they are in when death occurs

          

  2. buccal swabthe medical dissection and examination of a body in order to determine the cause of death.

          

  3. substrate controluncontaminated surface material cloase to an area where physical evidence has been deposited. this sample is to be used to ensure that the surface on which a sample has been deposited does not interfere with laboratory tests.

          

  4. standard/reference sampleany object that can establish that a crime has been committed or can link a crime and its victim or its perpetrator

          

  5. livor mortisthe medical condition that occurs after death and results in the settling of blood in areas of the body closest to the ground

          

  6. physical evidenceany object that can establish that a crime has been committed or can link a crime and its victim or its perpetrator

          

  7. rough sketcha draft representation of all essential information and measurements at a crime scene, this sketch is drawn at the crime scene

          

  8. finished sketcha precise rendering of the crime scene, usually drawn to scale.

          

  9. chain of custodythe medical condition that occurs after death and results in the settling of blood in areas of the body closest to the ground

          

  10. algor motisthe medical condition that occurs after death and results in the stiffening of body parts in the position they are in when death occurs

          

  11. autopsythe medical dissection and examination of a body in order to determine the cause of death.