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A machine that uses force to separate particles from suspension.

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Centrifuge

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

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Refractometer

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Used to measure small amounts of liquid accurately. 

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Pipette

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

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Differential cell counter

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

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Hand tally counter

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Holds scalpel blade.

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Scalpel Handle

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

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Scalpel blades

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Used in centrifuge.

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Funnell Conical centrifuge tubes 

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Measures mass.

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Balance scale

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Measures volume of a liquid.

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Graduated Cylinder

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Removes sutures (post operatively).

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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.

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Sharp/blunt scissors

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

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Metzenbaum scissors

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

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Bandage scissors

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Holds suture needle while suturing.

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Needle Holder

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Instrument with teeth to grasp tissue.

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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.

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Babcock intestinal forceps

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Used to clamp small to medium sized blood vessels.

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Kelly forceps

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

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Retractors

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

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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.

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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.

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Hemostatic clips

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Tube directly inserted into the trachea to assist ventilation.

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Tracheostomy tube

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Used for grasping and removing teeth.

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Extraction forceps

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Used to trim the animal's nails.

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Nail trimmer.

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

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Cathetar

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Used for grasping or clamping surgical sponges or gauze.

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Sponge forceps

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

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Allis tissue forceps

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Used to remove one or both ovaries and the uterus.

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Ovariohysterectomy hook

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

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Rochester-Carmalt forceps

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

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Dental scaler

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

 

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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.

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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.

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Mayo scissors

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

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Crile forceps

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

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Backhaus towel clamps