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Biopsy I

During a frozen section, the biopsy specimen is placed in a cryostat, a special freezer that can rapidly freeze a specimen. The specimen is then cut and placed on a microscopic slide, where it can then be quickly stained and analyzed.


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How to Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

  • Double the recipes for soups, stews and casseroles. Freeze and store leftovers for later use.

  • Spray knives with nonstick cooking spray before chopping raisins, dates and other sticky food.

  • Clean counter tops, pots and pans as you go.

  • Store dishes and silverware near the dishwasher for faster unloading.

  • Start a file of meals you can prepare in 30 minutes or less.

  • Use a seam ripper to open plastic bags and packages.

 

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