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The presence of bacteria in the blood.

Bacteremia

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Destructive to bacteria.

Bactericidal Agent

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Destruction of bacteria by action of certain chemical substances.

Bacteriolysis

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Agent that has the ability to inhibit or retard bacterial growth. No destruction of viability of the microorganism is implied.

Baceriostatic Agent

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Resins combined with oil; a fragrant, resinous, oily exudate from various trees and plants.

Balsamic substance

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The arm pit.

Base of the axillary space

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Established by drawing a line along the fold of skin which envelopes the lateral border of the pectorals major muscle.

Anterior Boundary of the axillary space

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Established by drawing a line along the fold of skin which envelopes the lateral border of the latissimus dorsi muscle.

Posterior Boundary of the axillary space

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Established by drawing a line which connects the two points where the pectoralis major and the latissimus dorsi muscles blend into the chest wall.

Medial Boundary of the axillary space

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Established by drawing a line which connects the two points where the pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi muscles blend into the arm.

Lateral Boundary of the axillary space.

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A network of stitches which cross the borders of a cavity or excision to anchor fillers and to sustain tissues in their proper position.

Basket Weave Suture (Cross stitch)

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Two sides.

Bilateral

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Dissimilarities existing in the two sides or halves of an object.

Bilateral Differences

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Biological agent or condition that constitutes a hazard to humans.

Biohazard

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Bloodborne pathogens, blood or body fluids exposure, any potentially infective, contaminated waste associated with the preparation of human remains that constitutes a hazard to humans in the workplace.

Biohazards Waste (Infectious waste)

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Irreversible somatic death, where life cannot be restored.

Biological Death

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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.

Biochloromethyl Ether (BCME)

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An embalming instrument which is a one piece scalpel used for making incisions and excisions.

Bistoury

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A chemical which lightens or blanches skin discolorations.

Bleach

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A chemical which lightens skin discoloration.

Bleaching Agent

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A think vesicle on the skin containing liquid matter.

Blister

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Tissue that circulates though the vascular system and is composed of approximately 22% solids and 78% water.

Blood

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Discolorations resulting from changes in blood composition, content, or location, either intravascularly or extravascularly.

Blood discoloration

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The pressure exerted by the blood in the living body on the arterial wall measured in millimeters of mercury.

Blood Pressure

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Circulatory network composed of the heart, arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins.

Blood Vascular System

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Pathogenic microorganisms that are present in human blood and can cause disease in humans; these pathogens include, but are not limited to, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Bloodborne Pathogens

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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 human blood.

Bloodborne Pathogen Rule

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Having relatively large patches of color somewhat different from the remainder of the coloring.

Blotched

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The separation and pushing aside of the superficial fascia leading to blood vessels and then deep fascia surrounding blood vessels, utilizing manual techniques or round ended instruments which separate rather than cut the protective tissues.

Blunt Dissection

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Preparation room equipment which is designed to eliminate the physical strain of moving caskets and bodies by hand.

Body And Casket Lifter

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Acute, deep-seated inflammation in the skin which usually begins as a subcutaneous swelling in a hair follicle.

Boil (Furuncle)

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An embalming instrument used to maintain the elevation of blood vessels above the surface of the skin.

Bone Separator/ Separator

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Individual stitch knotted at the tissue edge; may be applied prior to embalming to align tissues.

Bridge Suture (Temporary Interrupted Suture)

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An injury caused by a blow without laceration; a contusion.

Bruise (ecchymosis)

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Vestibule of oral cavity; the space between the lips, gums, and teeth.

Buccal Cavity

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A chemical which affects the stabilization of the acid-base (pH) balance within embalming solutions and in the embalmed tissues.

Buffers

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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

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One of the discoverers of formaldehyde (Russian)

Butlerov, Alexander M (1828-1866)

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