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aerobe
microrganisn that need oxygen to grow
anaerobes
absence of oxygen grows best
ANTISEPIC
AN AGENT THAT INHIBITS GROWTH OR KILLS MICRORGANISIMS
ASPESIS
FREE FROM INFECTION AND PATHOGENS
TO MAKE FREE
CILIA
SLENDER HAIRLLIKE PROJECTION IN NOSE
CONTAMINATE
TO SOIL, MAKE IMPURE
DECONTAMINATE
USE OF CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL MEANS OF REMOVING PATHOGENS WHERE THEY ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO TRANSFER INFECTION
HAND HYGIENE
THE PROCESS OF CLEANING AND SANTIZING HANDS
INFECTION
THE CONDITION OF THE BODY INVADED BY PATHOGENS
MEDICAL ASEPSIS
PRACTICES THAT ARE EMPLOYED TO REDUCE THE NUMBER AND HINDER TRANFER OF PATHOGENS
MICRORGANISM
A MIRCOSCOPIC PLANT OR ANIMALS
NONINTACT SKIN
CUT, ABRASION, PAPER CUTS HANG NAILS
NONPATHOGEN
ONE THAT NORMALLY DOES NOT PRODUCE INFECTION
OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTION
A INFECTION THAT OCCURS WHEN A DEFECTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM CAN"T FIGHT IT
OPTIMUM GROWTH TEMPERATURE
A TEMPERATURE AT WHICH A PATHOGEN CAN GROW
PARENTERAL
TAKEN INTO THE BODY THROUGH THE PIERCING OF THE SKIN NEEDLESTICKS, HUMAN BITES CUTS
PATHOGEN
A DISEASE PRODUCING MICROORGANISM
PERINATEL
RELATING TO THE PERIOD AFTER CHILDBIRTH
pH
THE DEGREE OF WHICH A SOLUTION IS ACIDIC OR BASIC
POST EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS PEP
THE TREATMENT GIVEN AFTER EXPOSURE TO INFECTION
REGULATED MEDICAL WASTE
MEDICAL WASTE THAT POSES A THREAT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
RESERVIOR HOST
THE ORGANISM THAT BECOMES INFECTED BY THE PATHOGEN SERVES AS A SOURCE OF TRANSFER
RESIDENT FLORA
HARMLESS NONPATHOGENS MICROORGANISM THAT LIVE ON THE SKIN. USUALLY DO NOT CAUSE INFECTION
SUSCEPITIBLE
EASILY AFFECTED, LACKING RESISITANCE
TRANCIENT FLORA
MICROORGANISM THAT RESIDE ON THE SUPERFICIAL LAYERS OF THE SKIN THAT ARE PICKED UP
ANTISEPTIC
A SUBSTANCE THAT KILLS DISEASED MICROORGANISM BUT NOT THEIR SPORES
APPLIED TO TISSUE
CRITICAL ITEM
AN ITEM THAR COMES IN CONTACT WITH STIRILE TISSUE OR VASCULAR SYSTEM
DECONTAMINATION
THE USE OF CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL MEANS TO DESTROY BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS SO THEY ARE NO LONGER CAPABLE TO TRANSMIT INFECTION
DETERGENT
AN AGENT THAT CLEANS AND EMULSIFING OIL AND DIRT
INCUBATE
TO PROVIDE PROPER CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
LOAD
THE ITEMS THAT ARE BEING STIRILIZED
MATERIAL SAFTY DATA SHEET
MSDS
A SHEETS THAT PROVIDES INFORMATION REGARDING THE CHEMICAL, HAZARDS AND WHAT IT TAKES TO USE IT SAFELY
NONCRITICAL ITEM
AN ITEM THAT COMES IN CONTACT WITH INTACT SKIN BUT NOT MEMBRANES
SANITIZATION
PROCESS TO REMOVE ORGANIC MATTER FROM AN ITEM TO REDUCE THE MICROORGANISM TO A SAFER LEVEL
SEMICRITICAL
AN ITEM THAT COME IN CONTACT WITH NONINTACT SKIN OR MUCUS MEMBRANES
SPORE
A HARD THICK LIKE CAPSULE FORMED BY SOME BACTERIA THAT CONTAINS ONLY THE ESSENTIAL PARTS OF THE PROTOPLASM OF THE BACTERIAL CELL
STERILIZATION
THE PROCESS OF DESTROYING ALL FORMS OF MICROBIAL LIFE, INCLUDING BACTERIAL SPORES
THERMOLABILE
EASILY AFFECTED OR CHANGED BY HEAT