cryotome

cryotome

(krī′ŏ-tōm″) [ cryo- + -tome]
A cold cutting tool for making very thin sections of tissues after they have been removed from the body and frozen for rapid microscopic analysis.

cryotome

rotary microtome in a frozen section environment.
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For maturation stage identification, they were cut into 3-[micro]m sections at -30[degrees]C with a cryostat (Thermo Shandon Cryotome 0620) and stained with Lee's methylene blue-basic fuchsin for microscopic examination (Gauthier-Clerc et al.
Material was also cut employing a cryotome at 20 [micro]m thickness and stained with safranin.
The compact gross pathology room was equipped with a single Tissue-Tek VIP 5 tissue processor (Sakura, Torrance, California), a Cryotome cryostat (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, Massachusetts) for potential intraoperative frozen sections, and other standard histology equipment, including a water bath and microtome to prepare glass slides from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue (Figure 3).