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Dissection Tools

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Rat Tooth Forceps
Used instead of fingers to hold onto and manipulate tissues
scalpel
Sharp instrument used to cut through skin and peel it away from underlying tissues
sharp/blunt scissors
Used to cut delicate interior structures and tissues. Never use to cut skin, will dull them
Hemostats
Used to clamp and pull skin away from muscles
blunt probe
Used for POINTING without damaging cadaver
Grooved Director
Used to cut a top layer of tissue with a scalpel without damaging structures underneath
Rongeurs
Used to cut ribs and clavicles to expose thoracic organs
Autopsy saw
Used to cut skull and expose the brain