Flashcards in Vocabulary D Deck (62)
Italian Sculptor and painted produced anatomical plates; injected the arterial system for preservation of anatomical specimens.
Da Vinci, Leonardo (1452-1519)
Irreversible cessation of all vital functions (nonlegal definition).
A list of dead to be prayed for.
A luminous appearance like a candle flame, superstitiously thought to prestage death.
A kind of ignis fatuus (glow) supposed to forebode death.
Stroke or tolling of a death bell.
A relation or ratio of the number of deaths, for a given period, to the total population.
Noise made by a moribund person caused by air passing though a residue of mucous in the trachea and posterior oral cavity.
The semi-convulsive twitches which often occur before death.
Spasm of death.
Signal of approaching death.
A condition in which the muscles become rigidly fixed, the body becomes pale and cold, pulse and respiration are feeble.
A small weight, such as a penny, laid on the eyelids to keep them closed.
One liable to death, a mortal.
Decomposition of proteins by enzymes of aerobic bacteria.
Separation of compounds into simpler substances by the action of microbial and/or autolytic enzymes.
Inactivation or removal or microbial toxins, as well as living microbial pathogens themselves.
Below the surface.
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).
A protein whose structure has been changed by physical or chemical agents.
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
Oblique insertion of the teeth.
Dental prognathism (buck teeth)
One of several methods used for mouth closure.
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
The deep later of skin under the epidermis.
Derma (Dermis, skin, corium, true skin)
General inflammation of the skin.
A disease or disorder of the skin.
Rendered throughly dry, exhausted of moisture.
Areas of embalmed tissue where excessive dehydration has occurred.