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An embalming instrument for aspirating liquid materials from the trunk cavity of autopsied cases.

Postmortem-Autopsy Aspirator (Autopsy Aspirator)

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A preparation room instrument used for the application of wax to the lips of the deceased as well as smoothing out wax on visible areas of the body.

Spatula (Regular)

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Substance able to destroy lice.

Pediculicide

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A vascular incision that is made lengthwise on a vessel.

Longitudinal Incision

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Manipulation of tissue in the course of preparation of the body. Always move towards the heart.

Massage

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Inactivation or removal of microbial toxins, as well as of living microbial pathogens themselves.

Decontamination

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A minute, one celled form of life not distinguishable as to vegetable or animal nature.

Microbe (Microorganism)

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Microorganisms (colon bacillus) found normally in the colon.

Coliform Organisms

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A general term.
- The solidification of a solid into a gelatinous mass.
- This is a specific form of agglutination.

Tissue Coagulation

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Thin, medial portion of the ethmoid bone of the skull.

Cribriform Plate

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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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Contraction phase of the heart action, or beat.

Systole

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Condition in which interstitial spaces contain such excessive amounts of fluid that the skin remains depressed after palpation.

Pitting Edema

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Fluid outside or between the cells of the body.

Intercellular Fluid

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Period that begins after somatic death.

Postmortem

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An insect larva; especially flies.

Maggot

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Drawing together, or a contraction, of gels which results in the giving off of water.

Syneresis

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Decomposition of proteins by the action of enzymes from anaerobic bacteria.

Putrefaction

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

Antecubital

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A diminished, or lowered, coagulability of blood.

Hypinosis

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A clean cut made with a sharp instrument.
- In embalming, a cut made with a scalpel to raise arteries and veins.

Incision

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Preparation room equipment used for scrubbing, cleaning, and disinfection purposes.

Hand Brush

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The mouth and the vestibule, or the opening to the throat.

Oral Cavity

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The true metabolic enzymes of bacterium.
- Produced within the bacterial cell wall.

Endoenzymes

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

Embalming Table

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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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Fluid contained within vascular channels.
- About one-twentieth of the body weight.

Intravascular Fluid

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Organelle that exists within a cell, but separate from the cell.
- Contains hydrolytic enzymes that break down proteins and certain carbohydrates.

Lysosome

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An embalming instrument commonly used on arterial tubes to stop the flow of fluid.

Stop Cock

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