celloidin


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cel·loi·din

(se-loy'din),
A solution of pyroxylin in ether and alcohol, used for embedding histologic specimens.

celloidin

/cel·loi·din/ (sĕ-loi´din) a concentrated preparation of pyroxylin, used in microscopy for embedding specimens for section cutting.

celloidin

(sə-loid′n)
n.
A pure form of nitrocellulose in which specimens for microscopic examination are embedded.
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Decalcification and celloidin embedding can seriously damage RNA, which might account for the negative results in McKenna et al's examinations.