Vocabulary D Flashcards Preview

Embalming > Vocabulary D > Flashcards

Flashcards in Vocabulary D Deck (62)
Loading flashcards...
1

Italian Sculptor and painted produced anatomical plates; injected the arterial system for preservation of anatomical specimens.

Da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519)

2

Irreversible cessation of all vital functions (nonlegal definition).

Death

3

A list of dead to be prayed for.

Death Bill

4

A luminous appearance like a candle flame, superstitiously thought to prestage death.

Death Candle

5

A kind of ignis fatuus (glow) supposed to forebode death.

Death Fire

6

Stroke or tolling of a death bell.

Death Kneel

7

A relation or ratio of the number of deaths, for a given period, to the total population.

Death Rate

8

Noise made by a moribund person caused by air passing though a residue of mucous in the trachea and posterior oral cavity.

Death Rattle

9

The semi-convulsive twitches which often occur before death.

Death Struggle

10

Spasm of death.

Death Throe

11

Signal of approaching death.

Death token

12

A condition in which the muscles become rigidly fixed, the body becomes pale and cold, pulse and respiration are feeble.

Death Trance

13

A small weight, such as a penny, laid on the eyelids to keep them closed.

Death Weight

14

One liable to death, a mortal.

Deathling

15

Decomposition of proteins by enzymes of aerobic bacteria.

Decay

16

Separation of compounds into simpler substances by the action of microbial and/or autolytic enzymes.

Decomposition

17

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

Decontamination

18

Below the surface.

Deep

19

Loss of moisture from the body tissue which may occur antemortem or postmortem. (antemortem febrile disease, diarrhea or emesis, postmortem injection of embalming solution or through absorption of the air).

Dehydration

20

A protein whose structure has been changed by physical or chemical agents.

Denatured Protein

21

An expression of the definition of mammals. The number of teeth are given in form of a fraction, with the number of upper teeth over the number or lower teeth. Using I for incisor, C for canine, B for bicuspid, PM for premolar, and M for molar, the dental formula of man is:
2-2 1-1 2-2 3-3 = 32
2-2 1-1 2-2 3-3
i c b or m pm

Dental Formula

22

Oblique insertion of the teeth.

Dental prognathism (buck teeth)

23

One of several methods used for mouth closure.

Dental Tie

24

Chemicals having the capability of displacing an unpleasant odor or of altering an unpleasant oder so that it is converted to a more pleasant one.

Deodorant/Masking Agents/Perfuming Agents

25

The deep later of skin under the epidermis.

Derma (Dermis, skin, corium, true skin)

26

General inflammation of the skin.

Dermatitis

27

A disease or disorder of the skin.

Dermatosis

28

Rendered throughly dry, exhausted of moisture.

Desiccation

29

Areas of embalmed tissue where excessive dehydration has occurred.

Desiccation Marks

30

Sloughing off of the epidermis, wherein there is a separation of the epidermis from the underlying dermis formally referred to as skin slip.

Desquamation (skin slip)

Decks in Embalming Class (61):