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Dissection Terminology & Safety. Tools Dissecting pan Scalpel (blade) Pins Forceps Probe Teasing needle Scissors.

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1 Dissection Terminology & Safety

2 Tools Dissecting pan Scalpel (blade) Pins Forceps Probe Teasing needle Scissors

3 Scalpel- used to make incisions Pins- used to hold an area open or pinned back Scissors- used to cut through tissue.

4 Pan- holds specimen Forceps- to grasp at structures Probe-to search for structures Teasing Needle- for gently scraping tissue.

5 Terms

6 DORSAL- backVENTRAL- belly

7 SUPERIOR- aboveINFERIOR- below

8 ANTERIOR- frontPOSTERIOR- rear sometimes called caudal.

9 -relative location: PROXIMAL-nearDISTAL-far

10 SUPERFICIAL- near surface DEEP- below the surface

11 Planes of Symmetry TRANSVERSE- bisects top & bottom halves. SAGITTAL- bisects left & right sides. LATERAL- sideMEDIAN- middle

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13 PELVIC- hip regionPECTORAL- chest region

14 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?


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