Antemortem injuries resulting from friction of the skin against a firm object resulting in the removal of the epidermis.
To touch or contact as with the tarsal plates of the closed eyelids.
Group of chemicals used in adition to vascular (arterial) and cavity embalming fluids;includes but not limited to hardening compounds, preservativepowders, sealing agents, mold preventative agents, and pack application agents.
A specific group of diseases or conditions which are indacative of severe immunosuppresion related to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus ( hiv) ; persons dead having AIDS may exhibit conditions such as wasting syndrome , extrapulmanary tuberculosis and kaposi sarcoma
Action level/ AL- Exposure limits
These levels are established to ensure adequate protection of employees at exposures below the OSHA limits, but mimnimize the compliance burdens for employers whose employees have below the 8 hour permisible exposure limit (PEL) The AL for formaldehyde is 0.55ppm
The pressure that is indacated by the injector guage needle when the arterial tube is open and the arterial sollution is flowing into the body.
Adipocere ( Grave Wax)
A soft whitish crumbly or greasy material that forms upon the post mortem hydrolysis and hydrogenation of body fats.
In the presence of free oxygen .
To disperse as an aerosol;minute particles of blood and water become atomized and suspened in the air when water under pressure meets blood drainage or flushing an uncovered flush sink.
The increase in viscosity of blood brought about by the clumping of particulate formed elements formed in the blood vessels.
Decrease in body temp immeadatly before death.
In reference to blood, a change from a fluid into a thickend mass .
The loss of moisture in the living body during the agonal state
Escape of blood serum from an intravascular to a extravascular location immediately before death.
Increase in body temp immeadetely before death.
Period immediateley before somatic death.
A agonal or postmortem redistribution of host microflora on a hostwide basis.
Post-mortim cooling of the body to the surronding temp.
Method of injection-drainagein which embalming sollutions is injected and then injection is stoped and drainege is open.
Building blocks of what protein is constructed,and the end products of protein digestion or hydrolysis. there basic formula is NH2-CHR-COOH- an amino group, an alpha carbon, any aliphatic or aromatic radical, and a carboxyl group.
In the absence of free oxygen.
Severe generalized adema.
A descriptive reference for locating arteries and veins by anatomical structeres which are known.
Points of origin and points of termination in relation to adjacent structures; used to designate boundries of atreries.
The body is erect, feet together, palms facing fowardand thumbs are pointed away from the body.
localized abnormal dialation of outpocketting of blood vessel resulting from a congenitial defect or weakness of the vessel wall.
An embalming instrument that is used for blunt dissection and in raising vessels.
An embalming instrument that is used for blunt dissection and in raising vessels, which has an eye in the hook portion of the instrument for placing ligatures around the vessels.
Angular Spring Forceps
A multipurpose instrument used in the embalming process.
Deviation of the normal
In front of the elbow / in the bend of the elbow
Toward the front
Anterior Superior Illiac Spine
A bony protuberance, that can be palpated topographically, found on the ilium, the superior, Broad portion of the hip bone; the origin of the injuinal ligament and the sartorius muscle.
Ingredient of embalming fluids that retards the natural postmortuemtedency of blood to become more viscous or prevents adverse reactions between blood and other embalming chemicals.
Condition in which the manafestations of life are feebly maintained.
Arterial (Vascular) Fluid
The concentraded, Preservative, embalming chemical that will be diluted with water to form the arterial sollution for injection into the arterial system during vascular embalming. The purpose in for inactivating saprophytic bacteria and rendering the bodies tissues less susceptiple to decomp.
The mixture of arterial (Vascular) Fluid and water which is used for arterial injection and may include supplemental fluids.
A tube used to inject embalming fluid into the bodies vascular sys.
The term applied to a number of pathological conditions causing the thickening, hardening , and loss of elasticity of the walls of the arteries.
Place of union between two or more bones
Accumulation of serous fluids in the peritoneal cavity.
Freedom from the infection and form of life;sterility.
Innsuffient intake of oxygen resulting in numerous causes.
Withdrawal of gas, fluids, and semi solids from body cavities and hoolw viscera by means of suction with an aspirator and trocar.
Fatty degeneration or thickening of walls of larger arteries occuring in atherosclerosis.
Apparatus used for steralization by steam pressure, usually @250 f / 120c for a specific time.
The self destrution of cells; decomp of all tissue by enzymes of there own formation without microbial assistance.
A post mortem Examination of the organs and tissues of the body to determine cause of death or pathological condition; necropsy.