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FIXATIVES

Agents employed in the preparation of histologic or pathologic specimens for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure of all of the constituent elements. Great numbers of various agents are used; some are also decalcifying and hardening agents. They should quickly kill and coagulate living tissue.
bone architecture   bone ash   bone banks   bone black   bone block   bone canaliculus   bone cancer   bone cell   (0)
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