antemortem identification media
Records, samples, and photographs taken prior to death. These include (but are not limited to) fingerprints, dental x-rays, body tissue samples, photographs of tattoos, or other identifying marks. These “predeath” records would be compared against records completed after death to help establish a positive identification of a remains. See also mortuary affairs.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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