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Saws, Postmortem, Electric

Definition : Saws designed to cut hard tissue during autopsy and dissection (i.e., postmortem) procedures, driven by electric (either line or battery) power. These saws are typically waterproof (doubled-insulated), heavy-duty handheld powered instruments with an electric motor, a mechanism to drive the blade, and an electric cable. Postmortem electric saws are used to cut bones (e.g., cranium) and other hard tissue; they are frequently provided with an extraction unit and a container for collecting bone/tissue debris.

Entry Terms : "Electric Saws"

UMDC code : 22750

   

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