Flashcards in MORS 11 Lecture- vocab and additional notes Deck (129)
A non-toxic disinfectant suitable for use on animal tissue.
Freedom from infection and from any form of life- sterility
An agonal bacterial invasion of the body, usually by the putrefactive bacterial, usually confined to the colon, migrating into the blood vascular and skeleton system.
- presence of bacteria in the blood
Destructive to bacteria.
Destruction of bacteria by action of certain chemical substances.
Agent that has the ability to inhibit or retard bacterial growth; no destruction of viability of the microorganism is implied.
Removal of infectious agents by scrubbing and washing, as with hot water, soap, or suitable detergent.
An agent, usually chemical, applied to inanimate objects or surfaces for the purpose of destroying disease-causing microbial agents, but usually not bacterial spores.
The destruction and or inhibition of most pathogenic organisms and their products in or on the body.
An agent, usually chemical, applied either to inanimate objects or surfaces or living tissues for the purpose of destroying disease-causing microbial agents, but usually not bacterial spores.
An agent, usually chemical, that possesses disinfecting properties when applied to a pre-cleaned object or surface.
A process that renders a substance free of all microorganisms.
Formulated by the action of pure phenol on pure cultures of Bacillus typhosus or other similar bacteria. The relative germicidal value of other disinfectants is determined by comparing their germ killing power with that of phenol under identical conditions.
- Less killing power is less than 1.0
- More killing power is greater than 1.0
The process in which a gaseous agent is used to destroy rodents and insects. Some are:
- Hydrogen cyanide
- Sulfur dioxide
- HCHO gas (formaldehyde gas)
An agent which is destructive to insect larvae (maggots are primary larvae), such as:
A chemical agent capable of destroying saprophytic or pathogenic fungi such as mold. (Fungi are more resistant than bacteria to chemical agents and can easily survive on an embalmed body.)
Is a poor, almost useless fungicidal agent.
Has fungicides built into them.
Preservative jelly, such as Postene (phenol)
Common, most troublesome molds that the embalmer must face
1. Carbolated Vaseline
The fungicides most commonly used by embalmers
A substance able to destroy lice. Example: Rid
An agent destructive to adult forms of insect life; same chemicals as larvicide.
The metabolic entity of growth, reproduction and locomotion.
A group of cells will form a tissue, groups of tissue will form organs, groups of organs will form systems, and groups of systems will form an:
Tripod of Life
The irreversible, total cessation of metabolic activity.
The death of certain groups of cells and their subsequent replacement by new cells in the normal course of bodily activities.
The pathological death of certain cells or tissues of a still living body.
- Dry gangrene
- Wet Gangrene
- Gas Gangrene
Antemortem cellular death.