Laboratory Vocabulary Pronunciation: Lesson 1
In this module you will learn the names of laboratory equipment and their uses. You will learn how to pronounce laboratory equipment terms and how to recognize laboratory equipment and tools.
These are primarily laboratory tools and equipment that can be found in medical research laboratories.
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Erlenmyer FlaskClick Image or Play Button
This is an Erlenmeyer flask with a rubber stopper. The thin neck makes it easy to place a clamp or holder on it.
Electrophoresis BoxClick Image or Play Button
Used to separate macromolecules like DNA, RNA and proteins, sorting them by size and electrical charge.
PipettesClick Image or Play Button
A chemical dropper for precise measurement and transport of liquids in chemistry, biology, and medicine.
Biohazard BagClick Image or Play Button
Used for proper and safe disposal of hazardous wastes.
Cell Culture PlateClick Image or Play Button
Used for multiple well culture growth and experimentation.
Bottle BrushClick Image or Play Button
Used for cleaning bottles and tube like containers or glassware.
Centrifuge TubeClick Image or Play Button
For materials to analyze and seperate in centrifuges.
Glass FunnelClick Image or Play Button
Used for the transfer of various liquids and powders.
Petri DishClick Image or Play Button
Generally used to grow bacteria and to culture cells.
Test Tube RacksClick Image or Play Button
Used to store and organize test tubes.
Test TubesClick Image or Play Button
For heating, cooling, and storage of samples.
TimerClick Image or Play Button
Used to time various processes and activities.
Dry BathClick Image or Play Button
Dry baths are used for heating samples in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, and genetic research.
Rocking PlatformClick Image or Play Button
For continuous agitation of reagents for molecular biology applications like liquid bacterial cultures, staining and de-staining of gels and blots.
Bench RockerClick Image or Play Button
A bench rocker provides precise speeds and tilt angles for molecular and biological mixing applications.