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Inside the morgue: How medical examiners are dealing with opioid death
Inside the morgue: How medical examiners are dealing with opioid death 'tsunami'
Published: 2017/02/10
Channel: WISN 12 News
Tía de Óscar Pérez, hace minutos en la morgue de Bello Monte a reclamar el cuerpo parte 1
Tía de Óscar Pérez, hace minutos en la morgue de Bello Monte a reclamar el cuerpo parte 1
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Rafa Pulgar
Venezuela. Familiares de Óscar Pérez pudieron ingresar a la morgue de Bello Monte -VPItv
Venezuela. Familiares de Óscar Pérez pudieron ingresar a la morgue de Bello Monte -VPItv
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: VPItv
The Morgue   What happens to our bodies after death Full Documentary
The Morgue What happens to our bodies after death Full Documentary
Published: 2016/12/28
Channel: Muriel R. Douglas
Familiares y amigos de Óscar Pérez acudieron a la morgue de Bello Monte
Familiares y amigos de Óscar Pérez acudieron a la morgue de Bello Monte
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Caraota Digital
Tía de Oscar Pérez fue autorizada para ingresar a la morgue de Bello Monte y reconocer el cadaver
Tía de Oscar Pérez fue autorizada para ingresar a la morgue de Bello Monte y reconocer el cadaver
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Rafa Pulgar
.@wfloresvp | EXIGENCIAS EN MORGUE DE BELLO MONTE | PARTE 4 | AGÁRRATE | FACTORES DE PODER
.@wfloresvp | EXIGENCIAS EN MORGUE DE BELLO MONTE | PARTE 4 | AGÁRRATE | FACTORES DE PODER
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Factores De Poder
Inside the Morgue
Inside the Morgue
Published: 2013/10/31
Channel: WBNS10TV
Así fue la llegada de la tia de Oscar Perez a la Morgue de Bello monte
Así fue la llegada de la tia de Oscar Perez a la Morgue de Bello monte
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Rafa Pulgar
Ciudadanos se apostaron en las cercanías de la morgue de Bello Monte reclamando cuerpo de Oscar Pere
Ciudadanos se apostaron en las cercanías de la morgue de Bello Monte reclamando cuerpo de Oscar Pere
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Rafa Pulgar
Continúa restringido el paso a la morgue de Bello Monte
Continúa restringido el paso a la morgue de Bello Monte
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Globovisión Videos
ABANDONED CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL [ Found Morgue ]
ABANDONED CALIFORNIA HOSPITAL [ Found Morgue ]
Published: 2017/07/08
Channel: Exploring With Josh
Familiares de José Pimentel, una de las personas fallecidas durante la muerte de Oscar Perez
Familiares de José Pimentel, una de las personas fallecidas durante la muerte de Oscar Perez
Published: 2018/01/16
Channel: Rafa Pulgar
Más MEDIOS que GENTE fueron a ver a Oscar Peréz en la Morgue (+INSULTOS a GNB)
Más MEDIOS que GENTE fueron a ver a Oscar Peréz en la Morgue (+INSULTOS a GNB)
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: La Iguana Tv
Menina Fantasma no Necrotério (Ghost Girl in the Morgue) | Câmera Escondida (19/02/17)
Menina Fantasma no Necrotério (Ghost Girl in the Morgue) | Câmera Escondida (19/02/17)
Published: 2017/02/20
Channel: Câmeras Escondidas Programa Silvio Santos
ATERRADORA EXPERIENCIA EN UNA MORGUE DE MÉXICO
ATERRADORA EXPERIENCIA EN UNA MORGUE DE MÉXICO
Published: 2017/07/29
Channel: El Rincón Profano
ASESINADO OSCAR PEREZ/ IMAGEN DE OSCAR PEREZ ABATIDO
ASESINADO OSCAR PEREZ/ IMAGEN DE OSCAR PEREZ ABATIDO
Published: 2018/01/16
Channel: El Noticion7
5 Escalofriantes Relatos de trabajadores de la morgue │ MundoCreepy │ NightCrawler
5 Escalofriantes Relatos de trabajadores de la morgue │ MundoCreepy │ NightCrawler
Published: 2017/10/06
Channel: MundoCreepy
Parlamentario venezolano: La morgue no entregará cuerpo de Oscar Pérez
Parlamentario venezolano: La morgue no entregará cuerpo de Oscar Pérez
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: Voz de América
Reportaje Morgue de Lima 04.08.2016
Reportaje Morgue de Lima 04.08.2016
Published: 2016/08/04
Channel: Ministerio Público | Fiscalía de la Nación - Perú
Policía venezolana custodia morgue en donde está el cuerpo de Oscar Pérez
Policía venezolana custodia morgue en donde está el cuerpo de Oscar Pérez
Published: 2018/01/17
Channel: AGENCIA EFE
Familiares de Óscar Pérez no han reclamado el cadáver en la morgue
Familiares de Óscar Pérez no han reclamado el cadáver en la morgue
Published: 2018/01/16
Channel: NotiPlayer NP
ZOMBIE IN A MORGUE PRANK | FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
ZOMBIE IN A MORGUE PRANK | FIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
Published: 2016/08/18
Channel: MagicofRahat
LA MORGUE - Trailer Subtitulado Español Latino 2017 The Autopsy Of Jane Doe
LA MORGUE - Trailer Subtitulado Español Latino 2017 The Autopsy Of Jane Doe
Published: 2017/01/16
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DOCUMENTAL MORGUE I
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Published: 2012/02/11
Channel: DrCrosbyGlez
ABANDONED NEW HOSPITAL (FOUND BLOODY MORGUE)
ABANDONED NEW HOSPITAL (FOUND BLOODY MORGUE)
Published: 2016/07/08
Channel: Exploring With Josh
Students Visit Morgue to Learn About Gun Violence
Students Visit Morgue to Learn About Gun Violence
Published: 2016/05/19
Channel: ABC News
Kailee Morgue - Medusa
Kailee Morgue - Medusa
Published: 2017/10/25
Channel: KaileeMorgueVEVO
AUTOPSIA MEDICO LEGAL
AUTOPSIA MEDICO LEGAL
Published: 2015/08/01
Channel: Ruben Adrian Martin
"My Job At The Morgue" Horror Story
"My Job At The Morgue" Horror Story
Published: 2015/06/25
Channel: Doctor Horror
Morgue Parte 1 de 2
Morgue Parte 1 de 2
Published: 2015/11/06
Channel: Joaquin Gonzalez Dajer
Beyond Scared Straight: Teens Visit the County Morgue (S7, E3) | A&E
Beyond Scared Straight: Teens Visit the County Morgue (S7, E3) | A&E
Published: 2014/07/11
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3 CHILLING MORGUE STORIES
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Published: 2017/09/20
Channel: UNIT #522
Exploring Haunted Abandoned MORGUE! (DEAD BODY!?)
Exploring Haunted Abandoned MORGUE! (DEAD BODY!?)
Published: 2016/08/04
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México. La morgue de Acapulco, colapsada.
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Published: 2016/07/23
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Accesos a la morgue de Bello Monte se encuentran restringidos
Accesos a la morgue de Bello Monte se encuentran restringidos
Published: 2018/01/16
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Der Mord in der Rue Morgue
Der Mord in der Rue Morgue
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6 Anécdotas Aterradoras Ocurridas en la Morgue
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VIDEO EN LA MORGUE SESINANDO CON DISPARO EN EL PECHO A DAGOBERTO CABRERA CONCEPCION
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Capítulo 7 primera temporada Investigación Paranormal en Guatemala Morgue Hospital Roosevelt
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Morgue Parte 2 de 2
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Published: 2015/11/06
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ABANDONED FUNERAL HOME - CASKETS AND MORGUE
ABANDONED FUNERAL HOME - CASKETS AND MORGUE
Published: 2016/05/31
Channel: Exploring With Cody
Kailee Morgue - Discovery (Lyric Video)
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Published: 2017/12/06
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Faute de médecin, leur maison a servi de morgue
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Published: 2018/01/17
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GNS President visits morgue to see Al Ghozi
GNS President visits morgue to see Al Ghozi's body
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Cadáver de Oscar Pérez fue ingresado a la Morgue de Bello Monte
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A hospital mortuary and pathology laboratory in Bath, England
Inside view of a morgue
A close-up view of a dead body in the morgue in Charité.

A morgue or mortuary (in a hospital or elsewhere) is used for the storage of human corpses awaiting identification or removal for autopsy or respectful burial, cremation or other method. In modern times corpses have customarily been refrigerated to delay decomposition.[1]

Etymology and lexicology[edit]

Mortuary early 14c., from Anglo-French mortuarie "gift to a parish priest from a deceased parishioner," from Medieval Latin mortuarium, noun use of neuter of Late Latin adjective mortuarius "pertaining to the dead," from Latin mortuus, pp. of mori "to die" (see mortal (adj.)). Meaning "place where bodies are kept temporarily" first recorded 1865, a euphemism for earlier English term "deadhouse."

Morgue from the French morgue, which means 'to look at solemnly, to defy'. First used to describe the inner wicket of a prison, where new prisoners were kept so that jailers and turnkeys could recognize them in the future, it took on its modern meaning in fifteenth-century Paris, being used to describe part of the Châtelet used for the storage and identification of unknown corpses.

Morgue is predominantly used in North American English, while mortuary is more common in British English, although both terms are used interchangeably. The euphemisms “Rose Cottage” and “Rainbow’s End”[2] are sometimes used in British hospitals to enable discussion in front of patients, the latter mainly for children.

A person responsible for handling and washing bodies is now known as a diener, morgue attendant, or autopsy technician.

Types of cold chambers[edit]

There are two types of mortuary cold chambers:

Positive temperature

Bodies are kept between 2 °C (36 °F) and 4 °C (39 °F). While this is usually used for keeping bodies for up to several weeks, it does not prevent decomposition, which continues at a slower rate than at room temperature.[3]

Negative temperature

Bodies are kept at between −10 °C (14 °F) and −50 °C (−58 °F). Usually used at forensic institutes, particularly when a body has not been identified. At these temperatures the body is completely frozen and decomposition is very much reduced.[citation needed]

Mortuaries across the globe[edit]

The first morgue in New York City, opened in 1866 at Bellevue Hospital
An autopsy is performed in the morgue. This image was the Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp

In some countries, the body of the deceased is embalmed before disposal, which makes refrigeration unnecessary.

In many countries, the family of the deceased must make the burial within 72 hours (three days) of death, but in some other countries it is usual that burial takes place some weeks or months after the death. This is why some corpses are kept as long as one or two years at a hospital or in a funeral home. When the family has enough money to organize the ceremony, the corpse is taken from the cold chamber for burial.

In some funeral homes, the morgue is in the same room, or directly adjacent to, the specially designed ovens, known as retorts, that are used in funerary cremation. Some religions dictate that, should a body be cremated, the family must witness its incineration. To honor these religious rites, many funeral homes install a viewing window, which allows the family to watch as the body is inserted into the retort. In this way, the family can honor their customs without entering the morgue.

Waiting mortuary[edit]

A waiting mortuary is a mortuary building designed specifically for the purpose of confirming that deceased persons are truly deceased. Prior to the advent of modern methods of verifying death, people feared that they would be buried alive. To alleviate such fears, the recently deceased were housed for a time in waiting mortuaries, where attendants would watch for signs of life. The corpses would be allowed to decompose partially prior to burial. Waiting mortuaries were most popular in 19th-century Germany, and were often large, ornate halls.

A bell was strung to the corpses to alert attendants of any motion. Although there is no documented case of a person being saved from accidental burial in this way,[4] it is sometimes erroneously believed that this was the origin of the phrase “saved by the bell”, whilst in fact, the phrase originates from the sport of boxing.[5]

Alternate meanings[edit]

In American English:

  • Morgue is used to refer to the room in which newspaper or magazine publishers keep their back issues and other historical references, as they serve a similar purpose to human morgues. See Morgue file.
  • Morgue is used in some science fiction books as the name for the armory aboard ships, when they contain some form of powered armour.[citation needed]
  • Mortuary can also refer to a funeral home.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morgan, Oliver (2006). Management of Dead Bodies after Disasters: A Field Manual for First Responders. Pan American Health Organization. p. 49. ISBN 92 75 12630 5 – via Michigan State University SearchPlus. 
  2. ^ BBC documentary - Fry's Planet Word: Episode 3: "Uses and Abuses" 9 Oct 2011
  3. ^ Zentralblatt der allgemeine Pathologie; 1957 May 4; 96(5-6):280-86; NIH.gov
  4. ^ Roach, Mary (2003). Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN 0-393-32482-6. 
  5. ^ Saved by the bell at Phrases.org

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