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Extravasation of blood into a tissue.

Ecchymosis aka Suggillation aka Bruise aka Contusion

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A disease of the skin characterized by itching, redness and scaling.

Eczema

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Record of the electrical activity of the heart.

Electrocardiogram aka ECG aka EKG

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Abnormal accumulation of fluids in tissue or body cavities.

Edema aka Dropsy

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A record of the electrical activity of the brain.

Electroencephalogram aka EEG

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A device that uses a motor to create a suction for the purpose of aspiration.

Electric Aspirator

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An electrically heated blade which may be used to dry moist tissue, reduce swollen tissue, and restore contour to natural form.

Electric Spatula aka Tissue Reducer

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Excessive leanness; a wasted condition resulting in sunken surfaces of the face.

Emaciation

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A severe skin irritation due to prolonged exposure to formaldehyde or other embalming chemicals.

Embalmer's Eczema

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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.

Embalming

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Direct treatment other than vascular (arterial) embalming of the contents of the body cavities and the lumina of the hollow viscera; usually accomplished by aspiration and then injection of chemicals using a trocar.

Embalming Cavity

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Injection of embalming chemicals directly into the tissues through the use of a syringe and needle of a trocar.

Embalming Hypodermic

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Report filled out for each body prepared and for each body received from another funeral home.

Embalming Report aka Case Report

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Direct contact of internal of external body tissues with embalming chemicals.

Embalming Surface

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The use of the vascular systems of the body for preservation, disinfection and restoration; usually accomplished through injection of embalming solutions into the arteries and drainage from the veins.

Embalming Vascular

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That consideration given to the dead body prior to, during, and after the embalming procedure is completed; documentation is recommended.

Embalming Analysis aka Case Analysis

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Embalming where an absorbent material is saturated with an embalming chemical and placed in direct contact with the tissue.

Embalming Pack

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Embalming chemical in powder form; typically used for surface treatment of the remains.

Embalming Powder

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Preparation room equipment on which human remains are placed for embalming procedure.

Embalming Table

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Free floating object in the blood stream.

Embolism

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The true metabolic enzymes of bacterium, produced within the bacterial cell wall.

Endoenzymes

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Procedures that isolate or remove the bloodborne pathogen hazard from the workplace such as sharps disposal container, self-sheathing needles.

Engineering Controls

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The removal of an entire mass or part, especially a tumor or the eyeball without rupture.

Enucleation

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The surrounding, conditions, or influences that affect an organism or the cells within an organism.

Environment

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A governmental agency with environmental protection regulatory and enforcement authority.

Environmental Protection Agency aka EPA

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An organic catalyst produced by living cells and capable of autolytic decomposition.

Enzyme

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The outermost layer of skin; the cuticle or scale skin.

Epidermis

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Bleeding from the nose.

Epistaxis

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Clear, volatile liquid used as a wax solvent or to remove grease, oil, and adhesive tape stains.

Ether

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The discipline dealing with moral duty and obligation.

Ethics

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Is found in products as either the tetrasodium or disodium salt. They rect chemically to "bind" calcium, which inhibits the blood clotting mechanism. It is a skin irritant, causing dryness and cracking.

Ethylenediamine Tetracetic Acid (EDTA)

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Disease characterized by a rash, for example, measles.

Exanthematous Disease

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To remove as by cutting out.

Excise

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To remove as by cutting out; the area from which something has been cut out.

Excision

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Enzymes which function outside of the bacterial cell wall.

Exoenzymes

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Any procedure used to prove a sign of death, usually preformed by medical personnel.

Expert Tests of Death

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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

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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.

Exposure Occupational

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Loss of blood to the point where life can no longer be sustained.

Exsanguination

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Weight applied to a surface.

External Pressure

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Drawn or pulled out.

Extraction

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Outside the blood vascular system.

Extravascular

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Discoloration of the body outside the blood vascular system, for example, ecchymosis, petechia, hematoma, and postmortem stain.

Extravascular Blood Discoloration

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From outside the body.

Extrinsic

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Fluid or cellular debris exuding from blood vessels and deposited in tissues or tissue surfaces; usually a result of inflammation.

Exudate

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Removal of the eye for tissue transplantation, research and education.

Eye Enucleation

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Extravasation of blood as a result of eye enucleation.

Eye Enucleation Discoloration

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OSHA required emergency safety device providing a steady stream of water for flushing the eye.

Eye Wash Station

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A thin plastic dome-shaped disk used to restore contour just beneath the eyelids. An aid in eye closure.

Eyecap

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Two movable flaps of skin which cover and uncover each eyeball.

Eyelids aka Palpebrae

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Method eye closure in which the upper kid is placed on top of the lower lid. (Outdated)

Eyelid Overlap

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The bony region containing the eyeball; the orbital cavity.

Eye Socket aka Orbital Cavity