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Soft, whitish crumbly or greasy material that forms upon the postmortem hydrolysis and hydrogenation of body fats.

Adipocere (Grave Wax)

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In the presence of free oxygen.

Aerobic

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Intravascular: The increase of viscosity of blood brought about by the clumping of particulate formed elements in the blood vessels. Coagulation is a specific type of this.

Agglutination

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A process which is the result of capillary permeability changes, where the bacteria from the intestinal area of the body migrate to the blood vascular system and is spread throughout the body.

Agonal Bacterial Migration

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Building blocks of which proteins are constructed, and the end products of protein digestion or hydrolysis.
- Their basic formula is NH2-CHR-COOH
- An amino group, an alpha carbon, any aliphatic or aromatic radical, and a carboxyl group.

Amino Acid

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In the absence of free oxygen.

Anaerobic

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Severe generalized edema.

Anasarca

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Localized abnormal dilation of out pocketing of a blood vessel resulting from a congenital defect or a weakness in a vessel wall.

Aneurysm

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An embalming instrument that is used for blunt dissection and is raising vessels.

Aneurysm Hook

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An embalming instrument that is used for blunt dissection and in raising vessels, which has an eye in the hook portion of the instrument for placing ligatures around the vessels.

Aneurysm Needle

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An instrument which is used for cutting bandages and/or clothing off of the deceased.

Angular Bandage Scissors

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A multipurpose instrument used in the embalming process.

Angular Spring Forceps

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An embalming instrument which has multiple uses, especially in helping remove blood from the veins.

Angular Vein Forceps

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Deviation from the normal.

Anomalies

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

Antecubital

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- A bony protuberance.
- Can be palpated topographically
- Found in the ilium - The superior, broad portion of the hipbone
- The origin of the inguinal ligament and the sartorius muscle.

Anterior Superior Iliac Spine

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A tube used to inject embalming fluid into the body vascular system.

Arterial Tube (Cannula)

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The term applied to a number of pathological conditions causing a thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the walls of the arteries.

Arteriosclerosis (A.S.C.V.D.)

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Arteriosclerosis cardiovascular disease

A.S.C.V.D.

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An embalming instrument whose purpose is to hold arterial tubes in the arteries.

Artery Fixation Forceps (2 hole or 3 hole clamp)

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An embalming instrument used for cutting arteries and veins to enable insertion of the arterial tubes into the arteries and drain tubes into the veins.

Artery And Vein Scissors

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Place of union between two or more bones.

Articulation

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The movement of blood from the heart and arteries into the capillaries and veins, which occurs at the moment of death.

Articulo-Mortis

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Withdrawal of gas, fluids, and semi-solids from body cavities and hollow viscera by means of suction with an aspirator and a trocar.

Aspiration

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Fatty degeneration or thickening of the walls of the larger arteries occurring in atherosclerosis.

Atheroma

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The presence of bacteria in the blood.

Bacteremia

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- Resins combined with oil.
- A fragrant, resinous, oily exudate from various trees and plants.

Balsamic Substance

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Circulatory network composed of the heart, arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, and veins.

Blood Vascular system

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The separation and pushing aside of the superficial fascia leading to blood vessels and then the deep fascia surrounding blood vessels.
- Utilizing manual techniques or round ended instruments which separate rather than cut the protective tissues.

Blunt Dissection

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An embalming instrument used to maintain the elevation of the vessels above the surface of the skin.

Bone Separator (Separator)

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