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Chemical Fixatives

Name Fixatives
Equivalent Terms Agents, Pickling | Pickling Agents
Definition Agents employed in the preparation of histologic or pathologic specimens for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure of all of the constituent elements. Great numbers of different agents are used; some are also decalcifying and hardening agents. They must quickly kill and coagulate living tissue.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D005404
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