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Father of modern/U.S. embalming.

Dr. Thomas Holmes

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"Father of embalming."

Dr. Frederick Rhusch

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Going towards the middle of the body.
- Towards the midsagittal plane

Medial

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Diving the body though the midis into the right and left equal halves.

Midsagittal Plane

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An imaginary plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts. It is perpendicular to the coral and sagittal planes.

Transverse, Horizontal, Axial, Transaxial Plane

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Going away from the middle of the body, away from the midsagittal plane.

Lateral

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Lateral and superficial.

Jugular Vein

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Deep and medial (slightly)

Carotid Artery

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Going towards the surface of the body.
- i.e., Epidermis

Superficial

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Going towards the center of the body well below the surface.
- I.e., Dermis

Deep

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- Epidermis
- Dermis

Layers of the skin

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Defined as the outermost later of skin.

Epidermis, Cuticle, Scarf Skin

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The deep layer of skin under the epidermis.

Dermis, Derma, Skin, Corium, True Skin

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Noting a superficial artery, vein, or nerve, or other structure near the body surface.

Superficialis

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Defined as, situated or occurring beneath the skin.
- I.e., Fat (adipose tissue, corpulence)

Subcutaneous

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Anatomically going towards the feet.

Inferior

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Anatomically going towards the head.

Superior

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Anatomically going towards the body.

Proximal

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Anatomically going away from the body.

Distal

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Situated at or directed toward the front of the body.

Anterior (Ventral)

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Situated at or directed toward the back of the body.

Posterior (Dorsal)

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To divide into two branches.

- I.E., Inferior vena cava do this into the right and left common iliac veins.

Bifurcate

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Anatomical term describing fingers and toes; the thumb is #1 for each hand and the large toe is #1 for each foot.

Digits

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To touch or contact as with the tarsal plates of the closed eyelids.

Abut

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Eminence at the medial corner of the closed eyelids.
- Does not always close

Inner Canthus

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Inferior 1/3 of the eye.

Line of eye closure

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Place or union between two or more bones.

Articulation

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In front of the elbow; in the bend of the elbow.

Antecubital

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Part of the integumentary system.
- Largest organ in the body
- Primary function is to protect the body.

Skin

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Defined as the space between the roof of the mouth and the floor of the cranial cavity.

Nasal Cavity

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