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Spanish English Definition
Aguja

Needle
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The long hollow pointed part of a syringe, which is inserted into the body, for introducing material into or removing material from it.
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Autoclave

Autoclave
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An apparatus for sterilization by steam under pressure.
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Báscula

Scales
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An instrument or machine for weighing people or things.
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Catéter

Catheter
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Long, thin, flexible tube inserted into a body cavity or vessel to allow the passage of fluids.
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Centrífuga

Centrifuge
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An apparatus that rotates at high speed and separates substances of different densities.
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Cuentagotas

Dropper
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A small tube with a suction bulb at one end for drawing in a liquid and releasing it in drops.
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Espátula

Spatula
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A small implement having a broad, flat, flexible blade that is used to mix, spread, or lift material.
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Estetoscopio

Stethoscope
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An acoustic medical device for auscultation, or listening to the internal sounds of the human body.
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Filtro

Filter
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A porous material through which a liquid or gas is passed in order to separate the fluid from suspended particulate matter.
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Frigorífico

Refrigerator
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An appliance, cabinet, or room for storing items at a low temperature.
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Guantes

Gloves
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Coverings for the hands worn for protection, typically having separate parts for each finger and the thumb.
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Jeringa

Syringe
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A medical instrument used to inject fluids into the body or draw them from it.
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Máquina

Machine
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An apparatus using mechanical power and having several parts, each with a definite function and together performing a particular task.
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Microscopio

Microscope
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An instrument consisting of a lens or combination of lenses, for making enlarged images of minute objects.
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Mortero

Mortar
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A heavy, deep bowl in which solid materials are crushed with a heavy tool (called a pestle).
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Ordenador

Computer
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A programmable electronic machine that performs high-speed mathematical or logical operations or that assembles, stores, or otherwise processes information.
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Pipeta

Pipette
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A narrow glass tube used for measuring liquid, or for moving small amounts of liquid from one place to another.
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Silla de ruedas

Wheelchair
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A mobile chair fitted with wheels, for use as a means of transport by a person who is unable to walk as a result of illness, injury, or disability.
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Termómetro

Thermometer
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An instrument for measuring temperature, especially one having a graduated glass tube with a bulb containing a liquid, that expands and rises in the tube as the temperature increases.
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Tijeras

Scissors
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A device used for cutting materials, consisting of two sharp blades that are joined in the middle, and two handles with holes to put your fingers through.
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Tubo

Tube
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A long, hollow cylinder for holding or transporting liquids or gases.
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