Flashcards in Vocabulary E Deck (52):
Extravasation of blood into a tissue.
Ecchymosis (suggillation, bruise, contusion)
A disease of the skin characterized by itching, redness and scaling.
Record of the electrical activity of the heart.
Abnormal accumulation of fluids in tissue or body cavities.
A record of the electrical activity of the brain.
A device that uses a motor to create a suction for the purpose of aspiration.
An electrically heated blade which mat be used to dry moist tissue, reduce swollen tissue, and restore contour to natural form.
Electric Spatula (tissue reducer)
Excessive leanness; a wasted condition resulting in sunken surfaces of the face.
A severe skin irritation due to prolonged exposure to formaldehyde or other embalming chemicals.
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.
Four types of embalming:
- Embalming cavity
- Embalming hypodermic
- Embalming surface
- Embalming vascular
Direct treatment other than vascular (arterial) embalming of the contents of the body cavities and the lumina of the hollow viscera; usually accompanied by aspiration and then injection of chemicals using a trocar.
Injection of embalming chemicals directly into the tissues through the use of a syringe and needle or trocar.
Report filled out for each body prepared and for each body received from another funeral home.
Embalming report (case report)
Direct contact of internal or external body tissues with embalming chemicals.
The use of the vascular systems of the body for preservation, disinfection, and restoration; usually accompanied though injection of embalming solutions into the arteries and drainage from the veins.
The consideration given to the dead body prior to, during, and after the embalming procedure is completed; documentation is recommended.
Embalming analysis (case analysis)
Embalming where an absorbent material is saturated with an embalming chemical and placed in direct contact with the tissue.
Embalming chemical in powder form; typically used for surface treatment of the remains.
Preparation room equipment on which human remains are placed for the embalming procedure.
Free floating object in the blood stream.
The true metabolic enzymes of bacterium, produced within the bacterial cell wall.
Procedures that isolate or remove the blood borne pathogen hazard from the workplace such as sharps disposal container, self-sheathing needles.
The removal of an entire mass or part, especially a tumor of the eyeball, without rupture.
The surroundings, conditions, or influences that affect an organism or the cells within an organism.
A governmental agency with environmental protection regulatory and enforcement authority.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
An organic catalyst produced by living cells and capable of autolytic decomposition.
The outermost later of skin; the cuticle or scarf skin.
Bleeding from the nose.
Clear, volatile liquid used as a wax solvent or to remove grease, oil, and adhesive tape stains.
The discipline dealing with moral duty and obligation.
Is found in products as either the tetrasodium or disodium salt. They react chemically to "bind" calcium,, which inhibits the blood clotting mechanism. It is a skin irritant, causing dryness and cracking.
Ethylenediamine Tetracetic Acid (EDTA)
Disease characterized by a rash, for example, measles.
To remove as by cutting out.
To remove as by cutting out; the area from which something has been cut out.
Enzymes which function outside of the bacterial cell wall.
Any procedure used to move a sign of death, usually performed by medical personnel.
Expert Tests of Death
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.
Reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of an employee's duties.
Loss of blood to the point where life can no longer be sustained.
Weight applied to a surface.
Drawn or pulled out.
Outside of the blood vascular system.
Discoloration of the body outside the blood vascular system, for example, ecchymosis, petechia, hematoma, and postmortem stain.
Extravascular Blood Discoloration
From outside of the body.
Fluid or cellular debris exuding from blood vessels and deposited in tissues or tissue surfaces; usually a result of inflammation.
Removal of the eye for tissue transplantation, research and education.
Extravasation of blood as a result of eye enucleation.
Eye Enucleation Discoloration
OSHA required emergency safety device providing a stead stream of water for flushing the eye.
Eye Wash Station
A thin plastic dome-shaped disk used to restore contour just beneath the eyelids. An aid in eye closure.
Two movable flaps of skin which cover and uncover each eyeball.
Method of eye closure in which the upper lid is placed on top of the lower lid.
Eyelid Overlap (outdated)