celloidin


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celloidin

[se′lȯid·ən]
(materials)
A concentrated solution of pyroxylin used principally in microscopy for embedding specimens or for section-cutting.
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The temporal bones were fixed, decalcified, and embedded in celloidin.
Tissue fragments were dehydrated through an ethanol series, placed in celloidin blended with castor oil and then in chloroform, and embedded in paraffin.
The pieces are sealed in celloidin -- the liver-colored blobs of brain rimmed by gold wax.