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PATHOLOGY, med. jur. The science or doctrine of diseases. In cases of homicides, abortions, and the like, it is of great consequence to the legal practitioner to be acquainted, in some degree, with pathology. 2 Chit. Pr. 42, note.

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Even after this it may not be possible for autopsy surgeon to give opinion in this regard in every case.
So if a dead body recovered from rail track autopsy surgeon must be careful and able to distinguish postmortem injuries from ante-mortem ones.
After declaration of brain stem death, cornea can be retrieved in medico-legal cases after observing the procedure prescribed under the law without interfering the functioning of the investigating agencies, autopsy surgeons and the courts of law (16).