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A machine that uses force to separate particles from suspension.

 

 

 

Centrifuge

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Used to measure urine gravity, serum protein and refractive index.

 

 

 

Refractometer

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Used to measure small amounts of liquid accurately. 

 

 

 

Pipette

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Used to help count red and white blood cells as well as platelets and sperm.

 

 

 

Differential cell counter

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Used to count inventory, attendence, traffic, blood cells, and food proportions. 

 

 

 

Hand tally counter

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Holds scalpel blade.

 

 

 

Scalpel Handle

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Makes incisions and is used for disections. Has a variety of shapes and sizes.

 

 

 

Scalpel blades

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Used in centrifuge.

 

 

 

Funnell Conical centrifuge tubes 

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Measures mass.

 

 

 

Balance scale

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Measures volume of a liquid.

 

 

 

Graduated Cylinder

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Removes sutures (post operatively).

 

 

 

Stitch (suture removal) scissors

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Most common operative scissors that can be used for a wide variety of tasks. i.e. cord cutting, suturing.

 

 

 

Sharp/blunt scissors

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Thin blades with blunt/pointed tips used to cut soft or delicate tissues, not dense or fibrous.

 

 

 

Metzenbaum scissors

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Angled blunt end used to carefully cut bandages from an animal.

 

 

 

Bandage scissors

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Holds suture needle while suturing.

 

 

 

Needle Holder

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Instrument with teeth to grasp tissue.

 

 

 

Tissue forceps

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Holds viscera (bladder and bowel). Used to hold short length of intestine without compressing it. Grasping soft tissue or bowel.

 

 

 

Babcock intestinal forceps

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Used to clamp small to medium sized blood vessels.

 

 

 

Kelly forceps

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Surgical intruments used to hold back flesh at the edge of a wound.

 

 

 

Retractors

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Used when temporary support is needed and the healing tissue will be able to support itself.

 

 

 

Absorbable suture material

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Used in tissue when the new tissue will not be able to support itself. i.e. staples, silk, or nylon.

 

 

 

Nonabsorbable suture material

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Used to clasp flaps of a wound together to prevent bleeding and promote healing until the wound is closed. Used in occlusion of blood vessels, ducts, and sacculated aneurysms during surgical procedures.

 

 

 

Hemostatic clips

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Tube directly inserted into the trachea to assist ventilation.

 

 

 

Tracheostomy tube

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Used for grasping and removing teeth.

 

 

 

Extraction forceps

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Used to trim the animal's nails.

 

 

 

Nail trimmer.

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Thin flexible tube inserted into the body for introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep passageway open.

 

 

 

Cathetar

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Used for grasping or clamping surgical sponges or gauze.

 

 

 

Sponge forceps

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Inward curving toothed blades and a racheted handle used to grasp fascia and tendons.

 

 

 

Allis tissue forceps

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Used to remove one or both ovaries and the uterus.

 

 

 

Ovariohysterectomy hook

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Used to clamp tissue bundles that contain blood vessels. Longitudinal grooves and cross grooves at the tip.

 

 

 

Rochester-Carmalt forceps

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Used to locate and remove dental stains, plaque and bacterial debris.

 

 

 

Dental scaler

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Used to remove tissues or other growths from a body cavity, also used for cleaning a diseased surface.

 

 

 

 

Dental curette

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Probe used to measure and locate the depth of periodontal pockets. Tapered to fit in the gingival suclus with a blunt or rounded tip.

 

 

 

Periodontal probe

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Heavy scissors used for cutting tough tissue such as heavy connective tissue or blunt items, blades may be straight or curved, smooth or serrated.

 

 

 

Mayo scissors

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To occlude vessels such as small uterine horns or small to medium sized blood vessels.

 

 

 

Crile forceps

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Used to attach towels and drapes to the patient and pointed tips that curve and join.

 

 

 

Backhaus towel clamps