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formalin

 [for´mah-lin]
formaldehyde solution; see formaldehyde.

for·ma·lin

(fōr'mă-lin),
A 37% aqueous solution of formaldehyde.
Synonym(s): formol

formalin

/for·ma·lin/ (for´mah-lin) formaldehyde solution.

formalin

[fôr′məlin]
a clear solution of formaldehyde in water. A 37% solution is used for fixing and preserving biological specimens for pathological and histological examination.

formalin

A tissue fixative consisting of 37% formaldehyde in an aqueous solution.

formalin

Pathology A 37% solution of formaldehyde gas in water, that reacts with the amine groups of proteins and DNA, which acts to disinfect, and when buffered, to denature–'fix' tissues for histologic examination. See Formaldehyde.

formalin

40% formaldehyde solution; used as a disinfectant and antiseptic at 1:200-1:2000 dilution

for·ma·lin

(fōr'mă-lin)
A 37% aqueous solution of formaldehyde.

formalin

(for´məlin),
n a clear aqueous solution of formaldehyde. A 37% solution is used to fix and preserve tissues for histologic and pathologic study.

formalin

a 37% solution of formaldehyde used as a fixative and, diluted to 10%, as a treatment and prevention for ovine footrot. Also used for the treatment of fungal diseases of fish but may be toxic if contaminated with paraformaldehyde.

formalin ether sedimentation of feces
a method of flotation of Giardia cysts.
formalin treated grain
fed to cows to produce dairy foods with a high concentration of polyunsaturated fats. May cause rumenitis and diarrhea if improperly prepared.
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