Flemming fixative


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Flem·ming fix·a·tive

(flem'ing),
a mixture of chromic acid, osmic acid, and acetic acid that makes an excellent cytoplasmic and chromosomal fixative, especially when acetic acid is omitted; disadvantages are that it penetrates poorly, requires lengthy washing, and deterioriates rapidly.

Flem·ming fix·a·tive

(flem'ing fiks'a-tiv)
A mixture of chromic acid, osmic acid, and acetic acid that makes an excellent cytoplasmic and chromosomal fixative, especially when acetic acid is omitted; disadvantages are that it penetrates poorly, requires lengthy washing, and deterioriates rapidly.

Flemming,

Walther, German anatomist, 1843-1905.
Flemming fixative - a cytoplasmic and chromosomal fixative.
Flemming triple stain - a stain comprised of safranin, methyl violet, and orange G.
germinal center of Flemming - the lightly staining center in a lymphatic nodule in which the predominant cells are large lymphocytes and macrophages. Synonym(s): reaction center
intermediate body of Flemming - a dense stalk of residual interzonal spindle fibers (microtubules) and actin-containing filaments that is formed during anaphase of mitosis. Synonym(s): midbody