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a chemicl which affects the stabilization of the acid-base pH balance within embalming solutions and in the embalmed tissues
direct treatment, other than vascular (arterial) injection of the contents of the body cavities and the lumina of the hollow viscera; usually accomplished by aspiration and injection
edema is a condition in which interstitial spaces contain such excessive amounts of fluid that the skin remains depressed after palpation
the movement of embalming solutions from the point of injection throughout the arterial system and into the capillaries
is the same as a bruise and technically is a swelling or mass of clotted blood confined to an organ or space caused by a ruptured blood vessel
apparatus used to injuect arterial fluid during the vascular (arterial) phase of the embalming process; relies on gravity to create the pressure requird to deliver the fluid
a device which utilizes water pressure to create a vacuum typically used in aspiration of the body's cavities
post mortem accumulatiom of gas in tissues or cavities brought about by an anaerobic gas forming bacillus ex: clostridum perfringens
surface tension reducers
are chemicals that reduces the molecular cohension of a liquid so it can flow through smaller apertures
postmortem evacuation of any surface from an external orifice of the body a result of pressure
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