used to stain blood film preparations
Instruments for stamping, such as dies or tools for impressing or marking a design or pattern on metal, paper, or other soft or absorbent material.
stand - support furniture
Small often tablelike pieces of furniture used for holding or displaying objects.
State Registered Nurse
A State Registered Nurse (SRN) is a person who practises nursing and who has been trained to a level that meets the standards of the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the UK.
A sculpture in the round representing human or animal figures or small figure groups; a statuette is a smaller sculpture.
Steatopygia, from the Greek steato meaning fat and pygia meaning buttocks, is defined as excessive fat of the buttocks, usually seen in women and sometimes called Hottentot Bustle because it was commonly seen in the Hottentot people of southern Africa. This affliction is characterized by protrusion and excessive fatness of just the buttock region. http://www.springerlink.com/content/l73768n545236942/
Narrowing of a duct or canal
Apparatus for a system of three-dimensional coordinates to locate the site to be operated on during brain surgery.
An instrument used to make objects sterile by killing or eliminating agents such as fungi, bacteria and viruses.
A noisy inspiration occurring in coma or deep sleep, sometimes due to obstruction of the larynx or upper airways.
An apparatus for measuring the external movements of a given point of the chest wall, during respiration; also called thoracometer.
A device which is used to listen to sounds produced by the human body. Ordinarily a stethoscope consists of rubber tubing in the shape of a Y.
Adhesive-backed slips of paper or similar thin material, usually bearing messages or designs.
Bodily marks or sores believed to correspond to the crucifixion marks of Jesus Christ.
J-shaped organ, lying to the left and slightly below the diaphragm in human beings; one of the organs of the digestive system. The stomach produces gastric juices that break down proteins.
An apparatus for removing the contents of the stomach by means of suction. A stomach pumping is performed using a flexible rubber tube that is passed through the mouth and advanced to the stomach. This procedure includes the instillation of a balanced salt solution into the stomach (via the tube) followed by suctioning the fluid out of the stomach. It is an effective procedure in the treatment of toxic ingestions.
A hard solid made of undissolved minerals and found in the kidneys or bladder.
A jar used to store objects or substances.
A group of bacteria that destroy red blood cells and cause diseases in humans, including scarlet fever.
A metal or ivory instrument used to scrape skin. Used in ancient Greece and Rome to scrape the skin clear of dirt.