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  1. Environmental Protection Agency/EPA
  2. Environment
  3. Blood pressure
  4. Autolytic Enzyme
  5. Eye enucleation discoloration
  1. a pressure exerted by the blood on the arterial wall in the living body and measured in millimeters of mercury.
  2. b surroundings, conditions, or influences that affect an organism or the cells within an organism.
  3. c the body's own digestive enzymes that are capable of destroying body cells (autolytic decomposition).
  4. d governmental agency with environmental protection regulatory and enforcement authority.
  5. e extravasation of blood as a result of eye enucleation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. embalming machine that uses an electrical pump to create pressure; pulsating and non-pulsating types.
  2. fingers and toes; the thumb is #1 digit for each hand and the large toe is the #1 digit for each foot
  3. Dyes that help to cover internal discolorations such as jaundice.
  4. Separation of compounds into simpler substances by the action of microbial and/or autolytic enzymes
  5. a specific group of diseases or conditions which are indicative of severe immunosuppression related to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); persons dead having had AIDS may exhibit conditions such as wasting syndrome, extrapulmonary tuberculosis, and Kaposi's sarcoma.

5 True/False questions

  1. Apparent deathwithdrawal of gas, fluids, and semi-solids from body cavities and hollow viscera by means of suction with an aspirator and a trocar.


  2. BiohazardBiological agent or condition that constitutes a hazard to humans.


  3. Desquamationskin slip; sloughing off of the epidermis, wherein there is a separation of the epidermis from the underlying dermis as a result of putrefaction.


  4. Bleaching agenta chemical that lightens a skin discoloration.


  5. Coronerdead human body used for medical purposes including transplantation, anatomical dissection and study.