Scalpel- used to make incisions Pins- used to hold an area open or pinned back Scissors- used to cut through tissue.
Pan- holds specimen Forceps- to grasp at structures Probe-to search for structures Teasing Needle- for gently scraping tissue.
DORSAL- backVENTRAL- belly
SUPERIOR- aboveINFERIOR- below
ANTERIOR- frontPOSTERIOR- rear sometimes called caudal.
-relative location: PROXIMAL-nearDISTAL-far
SUPERFICIAL- near surface DEEP- below the surface
Planes of Symmetry TRANSVERSE- bisects top & bottom halves. SAGITTAL- bisects left & right sides. LATERAL- sideMEDIAN- middle
PELVIC- hip regionPECTORAL- chest region
Safety Why should you be careful with scalpels, scissors & pins? Why should you wear gloves & goggles? Why should long hair be tied back? Why should you avoid wearing open-toe shoes? Why is there no food or drink allowed in a lab? Why is focus & appropriate behavior important in a dissection laboratory?