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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 bluntly adjoin another structure

Abut

3

Example: the line of eye closure

Abut

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Decrease in body temperature immediately before death

Agonal algor

5

The physical possession of the dead human body

Actual custody of the body

6

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

* Agonal coagulation
* Congealing

7

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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An agonal or postmortem redistribution of host microflora on a hostwide basis

* Agonal translocation
* Translocation

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A transfer container consisting of a wooden tray with a cardboard covering for the casket

Air tray

13

Postmortem cooling of the body to the surrounding temperature

Algor mortis

14

An unfinished wood box or other non-metal receptacle or enclosure, without ornamentation or a fixed interior lining, which is designed for the encasement of human remains and which is made of fiberboard, pressed-wood, composition materials (with or without an outside covering) or like materials

Alternative container

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Generalized massive edema in subcutaneous tissue

Anasarca

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Distension of the tissues beneath the skin by gas or air

Antemortem subcutaneous emphysema

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An antemortem condition brought about by a surgical procedure, trauma, or by a puncture or tear in the pleural sac or the lung tissue

Antemortem subcutaneous emphysema

18

The meeting between the funeral director and the client family during which the funeral arrangements are discussed

Arrangements conference

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Hebrew word meaning container

Aron

20

A casket made entirely of wood, containing no metal parts

Aron

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Accumulation of serous fluids in the peritoneal cavity

Ascites

22

Abdominal cavity

Peritoneal

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

Aspiration

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Self-destruction of cells

Autolysis

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Decomposition of all tissues by enzymes of their own formation without microbial assistance

Autolysis

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The body's own digestive enzymes that are capable of destroying body celles

Autolytic enzyme

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Body's capability of destroying body cells

Autolytic decomposition

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Agent that destroys bacteria

Bactericidal agent

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Agent that has the ability to inhibit or retard bacterial growth

Bacteriostatic agent

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No destruction of viability of the microorganism is implied

Bacteriostatic agent

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