Flashcards in Vocabulary E Deck (52)
Extravasation of blood into a tissue.
Ecchymosis (suggillation, bruise, contusion)
A disease of the skin characterized by itching, redness and scaling.
Record of the electrical activity of the heart.
Abnormal accumulation of fluids in tissue or body cavities.
A record of the electrical activity of the brain.
A device that uses a motor to create a suction for the purpose of aspiration.
An electrically heated blade which mat be used to dry moist tissue, reduce swollen tissue, and restore contour to natural form.
Electric Spatula (tissue reducer)
Excessive leanness; a wasted condition resulting in sunken surfaces of the face.
A severe skin irritation due to prolonged exposure to formaldehyde or other embalming chemicals.
Process of chemically treating the dead human body to reduce the presence and growth of microorganisms, to temporarily inhibit organic decomposition, and to restore an acceptable physical appearance.
Four types of embalming:
- Embalming cavity
- Embalming hypodermic
- Embalming surface
- Embalming vascular
Direct treatment other than vascular (arterial) embalming of the contents of the body cavities and the lumina of the hollow viscera; usually accompanied by aspiration and then injection of chemicals using a trocar.
Injection of embalming chemicals directly into the tissues through the use of a syringe and needle or trocar.
Report filled out for each body prepared and for each body received from another funeral home.
Embalming report (case report)
Direct contact of internal or external body tissues with embalming chemicals.
The use of the vascular systems of the body for preservation, disinfection, and restoration; usually accompanied though injection of embalming solutions into the arteries and drainage from the veins.
The consideration given to the dead body prior to, during, and after the embalming procedure is completed; documentation is recommended.
Embalming analysis (case analysis)
Embalming where an absorbent material is saturated with an embalming chemical and placed in direct contact with the tissue.
Embalming chemical in powder form; typically used for surface treatment of the remains.
Preparation room equipment on which human remains are placed for the embalming procedure.
Free floating object in the blood stream.
The true metabolic enzymes of bacterium, produced within the bacterial cell wall.
Procedures that isolate or remove the blood borne pathogen hazard from the workplace such as sharps disposal container, self-sheathing needles.
The removal of an entire mass or part, especially a tumor of the eyeball, without rupture.
The surroundings, conditions, or influences that affect an organism or the cells within an organism.
A governmental agency with environmental protection regulatory and enforcement authority.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
An organic catalyst produced by living cells and capable of autolytic decomposition.
The outermost later of skin; the cuticle or scarf skin.
Bleeding from the nose.
Clear, volatile liquid used as a wax solvent or to remove grease, oil, and adhesive tape stains.