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em·bed

(em-bed'),
To surround a pathologic or histologic specimen with a firm and sometimes hard medium such as paraffin, wax, celloidin, or a resin, to make possible the cutting of thin sections for microscopic examination.
Synonym(s): imbed

embed

(ĕm-bĕd′) also

imbed

(ĭm-)
v. em·bedded, em·bedding, em·beds
v.tr.
Biology To enclose (a specimen) in a supporting material before sectioning for microscopic examination.

em·bed′ment n.

embed

verb To place a formalin-fixed and chemically processed tissue obtained during a biopsy, endoscopic or surgical procedure in paraffin so it can be cut and stained for light microscopy.

em·bed

(em-bed')
To surround a pathologic or histologic specimen with a medium such as paraffin or wax, to facilitate cutting thin sections for microscopic examination.
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