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embedding

 [em-bed´ing]
fixation of tissue in a firm medium, in order to keep it intact during cutting of thin sections.

embedding

/em·bed·ding/ (em-bed´ing) fixation of tissue in a firm medium, in order to keep it intact during cutting of thin sections.

embedding

the process of sealing a specimen in wax which is to be sectioned, usually with a microtome.

embedding

fixation of tissue in a firm medium, in order to keep it intact during cutting of thin sections for pathological examination.