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Abnormal amount of fat on the body.

Obese

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Slanting or inclined, neither perpendicular nor horizontal.

Oblique

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Reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral, contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance of a worker's duties.

Occupational Exposure

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A governmental agency with the responsibility for regulation and enforcement. Agency may supersede the u.sheath matters for most United States employees; an individual state OSHA of safety and department of labor OSHA regulations.

Occupational Safety And Health Administration/ OSHA

5

Injection and drainage from one location.

One Point Injection

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A cosmetic medium able to cover or hide skin discolorations.

Opaque Cosmetic

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Any and all techniques to treat a problem area, excision, incision, wicking.

Operative Corrections

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An optical instrument with an accompanying light that makes it possible to examine the retina and to explore for blood circulation.

Ophthalmoscope

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Other possibly infectious material (or matter).

OPIM

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The most favorable condition for functioning.

Optimum

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

Oral Cavity

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Entrance or outlet of any body cavity; an opening.

Orifice

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The passage of solvent from a solution of lesser to one of greater solute concentration when the two solutions are separated by a semipermeable membrane.

Osmosis (Hindered Diffusion)

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Preservation of the body's surface (to dry or harden lesions), or excisions and cavities, or of areas that received inadequate arterial preservative.

- Materials used:
- Surface packs
- Embalming powders
- Autopsy gels

Osmotic Embalming (Surface Embalming)

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Method of eye closure in which the upper lid is placed on top of the lower lid.

Overlap

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Liquids or gels, usually available in spray or pack form, which are generally used in cases of skin slip, ulcerations, and other surface involvements.

Pack Application/ Surface Application

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Embalming instrument used in filling the external orifices of the body.

Packing Forceps

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To examine by touch.

Palpate

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A plastic garment which fits tightly around the waist and thighs of the deceased to guard against leakage and to avoid stains and odors.

Pants

20

Incision on the surface of the skin to raise the common carotid arteries, it is made along the posterior border of the inferior one-third of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Parallel Incision

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Substances which temporarily or permanently inhibits an enzyme's action.

Paralyzer or inactivator

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Piercing mucous membranes or the skin barrier through such events as needlesticks, human bites, cuts and abrasions.

Parenteral

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Embalming instrument used to hypodermically inject areas of the body with embalming chemicals.

Parietal Needle (hypo valve trocar)

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In contaminated air, the parts of vapor or gas (formaldehyde) per million parts of air by volume; in solution the parts of chemical per million parts of solution.

Parts Per Million (PPM)

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Occurs when venous drainage from an area is decreased.

Passive Capillary Congestion

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Method by which solutes and/or solvents cross through a membrane with no energy provided by the cells of the membrane. In embalming, examples include:
- Pressure filtration
- Dialysis
- Diffusion
- Osmosis

Passive Transport System

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Capable of producing disease.

Pathogenic

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Diseased; due to a disease.

Pathological Condition

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Antemortem discoloration that occurs during the course of certain diseases; gangrene and jaundice.

Pathological Discoloration

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Substance able to destroy lice.

Pediculicide

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