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1

Apparatus that prevents the back-siphoning of contaminated liquids into potable water supple likes or plumbing cross-connections within the preparation room.

Vacuum Breaker

2

Specially designed tubing which attached to the outlet of a gravity percolator.

Valentine Tube

3

(1632-1732) He made his own microscopes which were a superior to any of that time. He gave the first complete account of the red blood cell. He demonstrated the capillary connections between arteries and veins.

Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek
"Father of Bacteriology"
"Father of Microbiology"

4

A drug resistant bacterium found in feces and open wounds. It can also be found associated with nasogastric tubes often in patients who have had long hospitalization.

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci aka VRE

5

Staphyloccus aureuspathogens that have become resistant to the drugs methicillin and vancomycin.

Vancomycin-Resistanct Staphylococcus Aureus aka VRSA

6

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

Vascular Embalming aka Arterial Embalming

7

Liquids that serve as a solvent for the numerous ingredients that are incorporated into embalming fluids.

Vehicle

8

Located toward the front of the body.

Ventral aka Anterior

9

A narrow, worm-shaped tube connected to the cecum.

Vermiform Appendix

10

Dizziness characterized by a sensation of whirling movement.

Vertigo

11

Blister-like elevation of skin containing serous fluid.

Vesicle

12

Internal organs enclosed withing a cavity.

Viscera

13

The resistance to the flow of a liquid; the thickness of a liquid.

Viscosity