In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- All surgical specimens were fixed in formalin and examined with hematoxylin-eosin stain.
- All specimens were fixed in formalin, embedded in paraffin, and cut in 5-em-thick sections.
- Sitting in the corner of the tank room is a new wooden box that contains about 3,800 litres of a nasty liquid made from a mixture of formalin and salt water.
- The specimens were fixed in formalin for histological analysis.
- The specimen was fixed in 10% buffered formalin and routinely processed.
- At this time the tumor was excised and placed in a 2% formalin solution.
- Specimens were placed in formalin, fixed overnight, stained with hematoxylin and eosin, embedded in paraffin, and cut with a microtome.
- The liver biopsy specimens were fixed in 10% neutral-buffered formalin and embedded in paraffin.
- The specimens were fixed in formalin, and paraffin sections were stained with hematoxylin-eosin and saffron.
- Earthworms are collected by extraction using formalin or mustard solution, by digging and by handsorting.
- The tissue specimens were fixed and preserved in formalin for histopathological evaluation.
- Also known as Zenker-formol, this is a modification of Zenker's fluid in which formalin is substituted for acetic acid.
- Tissue samples from the spleen were fixed in buffered formalin and embedded in paraffin.
- Dead snakes brought to the hospital were labelled and preserved in 10% formalin or 70% ethanol.
- Liver tumors were sampled at random and fixed in buffered formalin, and embedded sections were stained with hematoxylin and eosin.
- Gonads from fresh material were fixed in Bouin's solution or buffered 10% formalin.
- These lung tissues were inflated by injection of 10% buffered formalin and embedded in paraffin wax.
- The specimens were fixed in formalin and embedded in paraffin.
- Tissue samples are preserved in formalin or occasionally other fixatives before processing and embedding in paraffin.
- Other chemicals Spry discussed include peracetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, formalin, and methyl methacrylate.
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