Flashcards in Vocabulary for Exam 3- MORS 113 Deck (99)
The concentrated, preservative, embalming chemical that will be diluted with water to form the arterial solution for injection into the arterial system during vascular (arterial) embalming. The purpose is rendering saprophytic bacteria and rendering body tissues less susceptible to decomposition.
Arterial Fluid (Vascular Fluid)
Condition in which the manifestations of life are feebly maintained.
The mouth and the vestibule, or the opening to the throat.
Space between the roof of the mouth and the floor of the cranial cavity.
Necrotic tissue that is wet as a result of inadequate venous drainage, may be accompanied by bacterial infection.
Moist (Wet) Gangrene
Condition that results when the bodily part that dies had little blood and remains aseptic and occurs when the arteries but not the veins are obstructed.
Dry Gangrene (Ischemic Necrosis)
The separation and the 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.
Antemortem necrosis in a wound infected by an anaerobic gas forming bacillus, the most common etiologic agent being Clostridium perfringens.
A common dye which is used to test for blood circulation.
A chemical which affects the stabilization of the acid-base (pH) balance within embalming solutions and in the embalmed tissues.
Vestibule of the oral cavity; the space between the lips, gums and teeth.
Established by drawing a line along the fold of skin which envelopes the lateral border of the pectoralis major muscle.
Anterior Boundary (of the base of the axillary space)
The body is erect, feet together, palms facing forward, and thumbs are pointed away from the body.
Biological agent or condition that constitutes a hazard to humans.
The arm pit.
Base of the Axillary Space
A condition which occurs in dead bodies when exposed to temperatures near or below the freezing point, thus causing the tissues to become firm and rigid.
The injection of a specialized chemical in conjunction with the routine arterial chemical.
An injury caused by a blow without laceration.
Bruise (Ecchymosis, Contusion, Suggulation)
Discharge of red blood cells in the urine.
A fluorescent red dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein. Used as a coloring agent (active dye).
Withdrawal of gas, fluids, and semi-solids from the body cavities and hollow viscera by means of suction with an aspirator and trocar.
Insufficient intake of oxygen resulting from numerous causes.
A specialized type of dense connective tissue; attached to the ends of bones and forming parts of structures, which as the nasal septum and the framework of the ear.
A compound of hydrogen, carbon and oxygen; sugars, starches and glycogen.
Mucous membrane that lines the eyelid and covers the white portion of the eye.
The movement of blood from the heart and arteries to the capillaries and veins, which occurs at the moment of death.
Spasm of death.
The semi-convulsive twitches which often occur before death.
Accumulation of serous fluids in the peritoneal cavity.