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Exam II


Functions of Fixatives
Actions of Fixation
Two means of Fixation Chemical & Physical
Additive Fixatives
Nonadditive Fixatives
Coagulant (dehydrant & acidic) Fixatives
Non-Coagulant Fixatives
Factors that effect Fixation Temperature, Tissue Size, Volume Ratio, Time, Fixative Choice, Penetration, pH, Osmolality, Delay Fixation
Tissue Size
Volume Ratio
Tissue Size
Volume Ratio
Fixative Choice
Delay in fixation
Acetic Acid Properties: Functions: Actions: Advantages: Disadvantages:
Formaldehyde Properties: Functions: Actions: Advantages: Disadvantages:
10% Neutral Buffered Formalin Properties: Functions: Actions: Advantages: Disadvantages:
Alcoholic Formalin Properties: Function: Actions: Advantages: Disadvantages
Aqueous Formalin Properties: Functions: Advantages: Diadvantages:
Paraformaldehyde Properties: Functions: Actions Advantages Disadvantages
Properties Functions Actions Advantages Disadvantages
Mercuric Chloride i. B5 ii. Zenker iii. Helly
Osium Tetrxide
Picric Acid i. Bouins ii. Hollande
Zinc Salts i. Zinc Formalin
Acetic Acid
Alcohol i. Carnoy
Transport Solutions And Why they are necessary
Created by: anspence6



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