embalming week 2

  1. A tube used to inject embalming fluid into the body vascular system.
    Arterial Tube
  2. The term applied to a number of pathological conditions causing a thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the walls of the arteries.
  3. Place of union between two or more bones
  4. accumulation of serous fluids in the peritoneal cavity
  5. freedom from infection and from any form of life; sterility
  6. insufficient intake of oxygen resulting from numerous causes
  7. withdrawal of gas, fluids, and semi-solids from body cavities and hollow viscera by means of suction with an aspirator and a trocar
  8. fatty degeneration or thickening of the walls of the larger arteries occurring in atherosclerosis
  9. apparatus used for sterilization by steam pressure, usually at 250 F/120 C for a specific time.
  10. self-destruction of cells; decomposition of all tissues by enzymes of their own fromation without microbial assistance
  11. a postmortem examination of the organs and tissues of a body to determine cause of death or pathological condition; a necropsy
  12. destructive to bacteria
    bactericidal agent
  13. agent that has the ability to inhibit or tetard bacterial growth. No destruction of viability of the microorganism is implied.
    bacteriostatic agent
  14. resins ccombined with oil; a fragrant, resinous, oily exudate from various trees and plants.
    balsamic substance
  15. the arm pit
    base of the axillary space
  16. a carcinogen potentially produced when formaldehyde and sodium hypochlorite come into contact with each other; normally occurs only in a controlled laboratory setting and requires a catalyst
    bischloromethyl ether/ BCME
  17. biological agent or condition that constitutes a hazard to humans
  18. irreversible somatic death
    biological death
  19. a chemical which lightens a skin discoloration
    bleaching agent
  20. tissue that circulates through the vascular system and is composed of approximately 22%solids and 78% water
  21. discolorations resulting from changes in blood composition, content, or location, either intravascularly or extravascularly
    blood discoloration
  22. the pressure exerted by the blood in the living body on the arterial wall measured in millimeters of mercury
    blood pressure
  23. circulatory network composed of the heart, arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins
    blood vascular system
  24. OSHA REGULATION (29CFR-1910-1030) regulating the employee's exposure to blood and other body fluids. OSHA DEFINITIONS: Blood. Human blood, human blood components, and products made from blood.
    bloodborne pathogen rule
  25. pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans; these pathhogens include, bat are not limited to, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    bloodborne pathogens
  26. the separation and pushing aside of the superfvicial fascia leading to blood vessels and then the deep fascia surrounding blood vessels, utilizing manual techniques or round ended instruments which separate rather than cut the protective tissues.
    blunt dissection
  27. acute, deep-seated inflammation in the skin which usually begins as a subbcutaneous swelling in a hair follicle.
  28. individual stitch knotted a the tissue edge; maybe applied prior to embalming to align tissues
    bridge suture (temporary interrupted suture)
  29. vestibule of the oral cavity; the space between the lips, gums, and teeth
    buccal cavity
  30. self-contained, soft rubber and manual pump designed to create pressure to deliver fluid as it passes through one-way valves located within the bulb. It is used only to deliver fluids; it cannot be used for aspiration
    bulb syringe
  31. a chemical whicch affects the stabilization of the acid-base (pH)balance within embalming solutions and in the embalmed tissues.
  32. dead human body used for medical purposes; including transplantation, anatomical dissection and study
  33. see livormortis
    cadaveric lividity
  34. a prolongation of the last violent contraction of the muscles into the rigidity of death
    cadaveric spasm
  35. the dome-like superior protion of the cranium; that portion removed during cranial autopsy
  36. a device used as a means of fastening the calvarium after a cranial autopsy
    calvarium clamp
  37. formation of new channels in a tissue
  38. minute blood vessels, the walls of which comprise a single layer of endothelial cells. Capillaries connect the smallest arteries (arteriole) with the smallest veins (venule) and are where pressure filtration occurs
  39. ability of substances to diffuse through capillary walls into the tissue spaces
    capillary permeability
  40. a compound of hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen; sugars, starches, and glycogen
  41. circumscribedd inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues that ends in suppuration and is accompanied by systemic symptoms, such as fever and leukocytosis
  42. a cancer-causing chemical or material
  43. the fromation of cavities in an organ or tissue; frequently seen in some forms of tuberculosis
  44. direct tretment, other than vascular (arterial) injection, of the contents of the body cavitgies and the lumina of the hollow viscera; usually accomplished by aspiration and injection.
    cavity embalming
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embalming week 2
embalming week 2