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MICROTOMY – THE ART OF SECTION CUTTING

MICROTOMY – THE ART OF SECTION CUTTING Microtomy or section cutting is the technique of making the very thin slices of tissue specimens for the microscopic examination to identify the abnormalities or atypical appearance in the tissue (if present) and also for the study of various components of the cells or tissues like Lipids, Enzymes, Antigens or Antibodies (Immunohistochemistry), Cell organelles etc.“MICROTOMY – THE ART OF SECTION CUTTING”

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MICROTOMES AND TYPES OF MICROTOME

MICROTOMES & TYPES OF MICROTOME Microtome is an instrument with the help of which sections of tissues are cut and the process of cutting thin sections is known as Microtomy. The thickness of sections produced during microtomy may be between fractions of 50-100 nm, in ultramicrotomy, to several 100 microns. The common range is between“MICROTOMES AND TYPES OF MICROTOME”

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HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES

HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES Histological techniques are the techniques which have been developed for the processing of the specimens, mainly tissues, for the proper diagnosis of the diseases associated. The small pieces of the tissues or sometimes whole organs are submitted to the histopathology laboratory for the diagnosis of any abnormalities if present. These tissues or organs need“HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES”

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INTRODUCTION TO HISTOPATHOLOGY & CYTOPATHOLOGY

INTRODUCTION TO HISTOPATHOLOGY & CYTOPATHOLOGY Cells are the simplest unit of living matter that can maintain life and reproduce within themselves. Groups of these cells unite to perform a specific function, called tissues. The tissues of the body consist of a large number of cells and they are classified according to the shape size and“INTRODUCTION TO HISTOPATHOLOGY & CYTOPATHOLOGY”

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