paraformaldehyde

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par·a·for·mal·de·hyde

(par'ă-fōr-mal'dĕ-hīd),
A polymer of formaldehyde, used as a disinfectant.
Synonym(s): trioxymethylene

paraformaldehyde

(păr″ă-for-măl′dĕ-hīd)
A white, powdered antiseptic and disinfectant, a polymer of formaldehyde.

par·a·for·mal·de·hyde

(par'ă-fōr-mal'dĕ-hīd)
A disinfectant agent.

paraformaldehyde

an additive fixative used in the preparation of histology and pathology slides of animal tissues.
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