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What is the function of the dissecting tray?

What is the function of the dissecting tray?

A dissection tray provides a space to dissect the organism and includes a squishy insert.

Why do dissection trays have wax?

The wax resists absorption of most solutions allowing for a simple rinse and pour clean-up. This size of tray is ideal for smaller dissections like Clams, Squid, earthworm, locust, and most perch or smaller frogs.

What is a dissection board?

Product ID: dissection-board. The Dissection Board is constructed of a heavy duty, hard acrylic plastic material that makes it ideal for supporting soft tissues that are subjected to the cutting and dissection process. Post transport dissection of specimens may produce excess formalin.

What type of pan is used for dissection?

Rolled safety edges make these aluminum dissecting pans a popular choice with biology teachers. Both sizes stack easily with or without wax. With the wax insert, the pins have a secure hold, and cleanup is easy.

How do you clean a dissection kit?

Cleanup and Disposal Rinse dissection tools and pans after each use and allow to dry thoroughly. If dissection pans contain rubber inserts, wash and dry them separately. Wipe sharp items on a stationary wet paper towel—never hold the towel while wiping a sharp instrument.

What is a dissection kit?

Simplify your next lab purchase with Carolina Dissection BioKits. Carolina BioKits include preserved specimens and a comprehensive dissection manual with step-by-step dissection instructions and clear photos and illustrations make dissection a cinch. Product Categories.

Can dissection trays be washed in the sink?

Washing contaminated instruments in a scrub sink is an unacceptable practice and can pose a risk to both patients and personnel through cross contamination of microorganisms and pathogens left behind after washing the instruments.

What should you not do in a dissection?

There should be absolutely no eating, drinking or gum-chewing during dissection activities. Use only quality dissection tools that are sharp and free of rust. Scalpels are the preferred instruments—use single-edge scalpels with rigid, reinforced handles for increased safety.

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