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for·ma·lin

 (fôr′mə-lĭn)
n.
An aqueous solution of formaldehyde that is 37 percent by weight, usually also containing 10 to 15 percent methanol to prevent polymerization of the formaldehyde.

[Originally a trademark.]

formalin

,

formaline

or

formol

n
(Chemistry) a 40 per cent solution of formaldehyde in water, used as a disinfectant, preservative for biological specimens, etc

for•ma•lin

(ˈfɔr mə lɪn)

n.
a clear, colorless, aqueous solution of 40 percent formaldehyde.
[1893; formal(dehyde) + -in1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.formalin - a 10% solution of formaldehyde in water; used as a disinfectant or to preserve biological specimens
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
Translations

formalin

formaline [ˈfɔːməlɪn] Nformalina f

formalin(e)

nFormalin® nt

formalin

[ˈfɔːməlɪn] nformalina

formalin

n formol m
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All animals were sacrificed at the end of experiment, both kidneys removed and preserved in 10% formaline for histopathology.
Organlardan yukarida bildirilen doku ornekleri alinarak % 10'luk tamponlu formaline islenmek uzere konulmustur.
Three livers from each group were kept in 10% formaline for histopathological and immunohistochemistry examinations.
Immediately after sampling, all samples were fixed in 4% buffered seawater formaline (n = 56).
Formaline fixed arterial encasement for experimental tenorrhaphy in bovines.
Biopsy fragments were kept in formaline for 24 hours and decalcified in 3% nitric acid.
Fixation and decalcification were done with 10% formaline and nitric acid.
Dans une autre serie d'experiences, il injecta au rat de la formaline utilisee en laboratoire pour la preparation des tissus.
1 per cent mercuric chloride or formaline solution for 5 minutes followed by 2 hours covering under a moist cloth.