Embalming Week 7

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Embalming Week 7
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  1. fluid in the supporting connective tissues surrounding body cells (about one-fifth the body weight)
    interstitial fluid
  2. fluid inside cells of the body (constituting about one-phalf of the body weight)
    intracellular fluid
  3. within the blood vascular system
    intravascular
  4. discoloration of the body within the blood vascular system; for example, hypostasis, carbon monoxide, and capillary congestion
    intravascular blood discoloration
  5. fluid contained within vascular channels (about one - twentieth of the body weight)
    intravascular fluid
  6. pressure developed as the flow of embalming solution is established and the elastic arterial walls expand and then contract, resulting in filling of the capillary beds and development of pressure filtration
    intravascular pressure
  7. from within the body
    intrinsic
  8. 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.
    ischemic necrosis (dry gangrene)
  9. a solution having an equal concentration of dissolved solute to that of a standard of reference
    isotonic solution
  10. conditions characterized by excessive concentrations of bilirubin iin the skin and tissues and deposition of excessive bile pigment in the skin, cornea, body fluids, and mucous membranes with the resulting yellow appearance of the patient
    jaundice (icterus)
  11. a special vascular fluid with special bleaching and coloring qualities of use on bodies with jaundice; usually low fromaldehyde content
    jaundice fluid
  12. wound characterized by irregular tearing of tissue
    laceration
  13. substance used to kill larvae
    larvicide
  14. away from the midline
    lateral
  15. a severe, often fatal bacterial disease characterized by pneumonia, dry cough and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms
    legionnaires disease
  16. any change in structure produced during the course of a disease or injury
    lesion
  17. to tie off an artery and vein upon completion of embalming
    ligate
  18. a line drawn or visualized on the surface of the skin to represent the approximate location of some deeper lying structure
    linear guide
  19. decomposition of fats
    lipolysis
  20. postmortem, intravascular, red-blue discoloration resulting from hypostasis of blood
    livor mortis/ cadaveric lividity
  21. the cavity or opening of a vein, artery, or intestine
    lumen
  22. a specific antibody acting destructively upon cells and tissues
    lysin
  23. organelle that exists within a cell, but separate from teh cell; contains htdrolytic enzymes that break down proteins and certain carbohydrates
    lysosome
  24. an insect larva; especially flies
    maggot
  25. method of mouth closure in which a suture is passed through the septum of the nose and around the mandible.
    mandibular suture
  26. see perfuming agents
    masking agent
  27. manipulation of tissue in the course of preparation of the body
    massage
  28. this must accompany a hazardous product; a requirement of the department of labor and osha under the hazard communication standard
    material safety data sheet/msds
  29. toward the midline
    medial
  30. an official elected or appointed to investigate suspicious or unnatural deaths
    medical examiner
  31. inflammation of the meninges
    meningitis
  32. a minute one celled form of life not distnguishable as to vegetable or animal nature
    microbe (microorganism)
  33. that amount of radioactive material in which 37 million atoms dissintegrate each second
    millicurie/ mc
  34. chemicals added to the embalming solution to deal with varying demands predicted upon the type of embalming, environment and the embalming fluid to be used
    modifying agent
  35. necrotic tissue that is wet as a result of inadequate venous drainage, may be accompanied by bacterial infection
    moist or wet gangrene
  36. those agents which will prohibit the growth of mold
    mold preventative
  37. in a dying state; in the agonal period
    morbid
  38. a paste to fill or fix
    mortuary putty
  39. a device used in the mouth to shape the contour of the lips
    mouth former
  40. vascular injection from two or more arteries
    multipoint injection, multi-site
  41. method of mouth closure in which a suture is passed through the septum of the nose and through the mentalis muscle of the chin
    musculature suture
  42. space between the roof of the mouth and the roof of the cranial cavity
    nasal cavity
  43. embalming instrument used to aspirate the throat by means of the nostrils
    nasal tube aspirator
  44. antimortum, physiological death of the cells of the body followed by their replacement
    necrobiosis
  45. pathological death of the tissue, still a part of the living organism
    necrosis
  46. mechanical device used to impel specially designed metal pins into bone
    needle injector
  47. inflammation of the kidneys
    nephrosis
  48. metabolic by-products that contain nitrogen, such as urea and uric acid. these compounds have a high affinity for formaldehyde and tend to neutralize embalming chemicals
    nitrogenous waste
  49. a type of arterial fluid which contains inactive dyes that will not impart a color change upon the body tissues of the deceased
    noncosmetic fluid
  50. reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral, contact with body or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of the coworkers duties
    occupational exposure

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