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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

imbed

(ĭm-bĕd′)
v.
Variant of embed.

imbed

(im-bed') [L. in, in, (put) into, + AS. bedd, bed]
In histology, to surround with a firm substance, such as paraffin, preparatory to cutting sections.
See: embedding