Embalming Week 4

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  1. the movement of molecules or other particles in a solution from an area of greater concentration to an area of lesser concentration until uniform concentration is reached
  2. passage of some components of the injected embalming solution from an intravascular to an extravascular location; movement of the embalming solutions from the capillaries into the interstitial fluids
    Diffusion (Fluid)
  3. anatomical term describing fingers and toes; the thumb is #1 for each hand and the large toe is #1 for each foot
  4. any abnormal color in or upon the human body
  5. any deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of a body part, organ, or system
  6. an agent, usually chemical, applied to an inanimate object/surface to destroy disease-causing microbial agents, but usually not bacterial spores
  7. the destruction and/or inhibition of most pathogenic organisms and their products in or on a body
  8. the movement of embalming solutions from the point of injection throughout the arterial system and into the capillaries
    Distribution (Fluid)
  9. tubular instrument of varying diameter and shape, preferably with a plunger, that is inserted into a vein in drainage of blood and to restrict the exit of vascular embalming fluid
    Drain Tube
  10. discharge or withdrawal of blood, interstitial fluid and embalming fluids from the body during vascular embalming; usually removed through a vein in the body
  11. OSHA required safety device for a release of a copious amount of water in a short period of time
    Drench Shower
  12. condition that results when the body part that dies had little blood and remains aseptic and occurs when the arteries but not the veins are obstructed
    Dry Gangrene
  13. coloring agent; substances which will, upon being dissolved, impart a definite color to the embalming solution; dyes are classified as to their capacity to permanently impart color to the tissue of the body into which they are injected
  14. extravasation of blood into tissue; a bruise
  15. ECG (EKG); record of the electrical activity of the heart
  16. abnormal accumulation of fluids in tissues or body cavities
  17. EEG; a record of the electrical activity of the brain
  18. a device that uses a motor to create a suction for the purpose of aspiration
    Electric Aspirator
  19. an electrically heated blade which may be used to dry moist tissue, reduce swollen tissue, and restore contour
    Electric Spatula
  20. process of chemically treating the dead human body to reduce the presence and growth of microorganisms, to temporarily inhibit organic decomposition, and to restore an acceptable physical appearance
  21. case analysis; that consideration given to the dead human body prior to, during, and after the embalming procedure is completed; documentation is recommended
    Embalming Analysis
  22. procedures that isolate or remove the Bloodborne pathogen hazards from the workplace such as sharps disposal container and self sheathing needles
    Engineering Controls
  23. the surroundings, conditions, or influences that affect an organism or the cells within an organism
  24. EPA; a US governmental agency with environmental protection regulatory and enforcement authority
    Environmental Protection Agency
  25. an organic catalyst produced by living cells and capable of autolytic decomposition
  26. to remove as by cutting out; the area from which something has been cut out
  27. any procedure used to prove a sign of death, usually performed by medical personnel
    Expert Tests of Death
  28. a specific eye, mouth, other mucous membrane, non-intact skin, or parenteral, contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that results from the performance of an employee's duties
    Exposure Incident
  29. outside the blood vascular system
  30. discoloration of the body outside the blood vascular system, for example, ecchymosis, Petechia, Hematoma, and postmortem stain
    Extravascular Blood Discoloration
  31. from outside the body
  32. removal of the eye for tissue transplantation, research and education
    Eye Enucleation
  33. extravasation of blood as a result of eye enucleation
    Eye Enucleation Discoloration
  34. OSHA required emergency safety device providing a steady stream of water for flushing the eyes
    Eye Wash Station
  35. a thin plastic dome-like disc used to restore contour just beneath the eyelids; an aid in eye closure
    Eye Cap
  36. organic compound containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Chemically, a triglycerides ester, composed of glycerol and fatty acids
  37. a product of decomposition of fats
    Fatty Acids
  38. characterized by a high fever, causing dehydration of the body
  39. bacterial decomposition of carbohydrates
  40. lesions of the mucous membrane of the lip or mouth caused by Herpes Simplex type I or II virus or by dehydration of the mucous membrane in a febrile disease
    Fever Blisters
  41. rigidity of tissue due to chemical reaction
  42. the act of making tissue rigid; the solidification of a compound
  43. an agent employed in the preparation of tissues, for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure; many agents are used, the most important one being formalin
  44. HCHO; a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol; a potential occupational carcinogen
  45. gray discoloration of the body caused by the reaction of formaldehyde from the embalming process with hemoglobin to form methyl-hemoglobin
    Formaldehyde Gray
  46. OSHA regulation limiting the amount of occupation exposure to formaldehyde gas
    Formaldehyde Rule
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Embalming Week 4
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