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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Decalcification and celloidin embedding can seriously damage RNA, which might account for the negative results in McKenna et al's examinations.
The fixed material was embedded in celloidin; the subcutaneous tissue was cut in serial sections parallel to its broad surface.