HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES | PARAMEDICS WORLD

DEHYDRATION OF TISSUES – TECHNIQUE OF REMOVING WATER FROM THE TISSUES

INTRODUCTION TO DEHYDRATION OF TISSUES Dehydration of tissues is the important process because of the paraffin, in which the tissues are embedded, is not miscible

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FIXATION – THE TECHNIQUE OF FIXING THE TISSUES

INTRODUCTION TO FIXATION Fixation is a process by which the constituents of the cells and thereby tissues, are fixed in a physical and partly

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CLEARING OF TISSUES – THE TECHNIQUE OF MAKING THE TISSUES TRANSPARENT

INTRODUCTION TO CLEARING OF TISSUES After dehydrating the tissues, the alcohol present in them must be removed before they are impregnated and embedded with paraffin. The

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IMPREGNATION AND TISSUE EMBEDDING

INTRODUCTION TO IMPREGNATION AND TISSUE EMBEDDING The tissues, after fixation and dehydration process, are not sufficiently hard to cut into thin sections without a suitable support. Thus, tissues are first

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