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Nine region plan: by means of four imaginary planes, two of which are horizontal (indicated by lines drawn across the right and left 10" ribs and across the right and left anterior superior iliac spines) and two sagittal (indicated by lines drawn from mid point of inguinal ligament to nipples of chest, right and left sides)

Abdominal anatomical regions

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Abdominal anatomical regions: upper row

* Right hypochondriac
* Epigastric
* Left hypochondriac

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Abdominal anatomical regions: middle row

* Right lumbar
* Umbilical
* Left lumbar

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Abdominal anatomical regions: lower row

* Right inguinal (iliac)
* Hypogastric
* Left inguinal (iliac)

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Four region plan: by means of two imaginary planes, one horizontal and the other mid-sagittal

Abdominal anatomical regions

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Abdominal anatomical regions: four region plan

* Upper right quadrant
* Upper left quadrant
* Lower right quadrant
* Lower left quadrant

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Antemortem injuries resulting from friction of the skin against a firm object resulting in the removal of the epidermis

Abrasion

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To touch or contact, as with the tarsal plates of the closed eyelids

Abut

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Group of chemicals used in addition to vascular (arterial) and cavity embalming fluids

Accessory chemicals

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Includes, but is not limited to hardening compounds, preservative powders, sealing agents, mold preventative agents, and pack application agents

Accessory chemicals

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A specific group of diseases or conditions which are indicative of severe immunosuppression related to infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)

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Persons dead may exhibit conditions such as wasting syndrome, extrapulmonary tuberculosis, and Kaposi's sarcoma

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)

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These levels are established to ensure adequate protection of employees at exposures below the OSHA limits, but to minimize the compliance burdens for employers whose employees have exposures below the 8-hour permissible exposure limit (PEL)

* Action level
* AL exposure limits

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For formaldehyde is 0.5 ppm

* Action level

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That pressure which is indicated by the injector gauge needle when the arterial tube is open and the arterial solution is flowing into the body

Actual pressure

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A wax-like material produced by saponification of body fat in a body buried in alkaline soil

* Adipocere
* Grave wax

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In the presence of free oxygen

Aerobic

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To disperse as an aerosol

Aerosolization

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Minute particles of blood and water become atomized and suspended in air when water under pressure meets the blood drainage or when flushing an undercover flush sink

Aerosolization

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Intravascular, the increase of viscosity of blood brought about by the clumping of particulate formed elements in the blood vessels

* Agglutination
* Congealing

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Decrease in body temperature immediately before death

Agonal algor

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In reference to blood, a change from a fluid into a thickened mass

* Agonal coagulation
* Congealing

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The loss of moisture from the living body during the agonal state

Agonal dehydration

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Escape of blood serum from an intravascular to an extravascular location immediately before death

Agonal edema

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Increase in body temperature immediately before death

Agonal fever

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Period immediately before somatic death

Agonal period

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Post mortem cooling of the body to the surrounding temperature

Algor mortis

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Method of injection-drainage in which embalming solution is injected and then injection is stopped while drainage is open

Alternate drainage (restricted drainage)

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An organization of professional personnel in governmental agencies or educational institutions who are employed in occupational safety and health programs

American Congress of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)

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The building blocks of proteins

Amino acid

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