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Non-Perishable Museum Specimens : Redefined Plastination Technique

  title={Non-Perishable Museum Specimens : Redefined Plastination Technique},
  author={N. Singh and A. Chaudhary and S. Nair and S. Kumar},
Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Kothiwal Dental College and Research Center, Mora Mustaqueem, Kanth Road, Moradabad, U.P.-244001, India Objective: The study was conducted to overcome specific limitations of formalin-preserved specimens at negligible cost. Materials and Methods: The study was conducted on museum specimens collected from the Department of General Anatomy, Kothiwal Dental College. All the collected specimens were plastinated employing previously utilized laboratory… Expand
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