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Parker's fluid

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noun Par·ker's fluid \ˈpär-kərz-\

Medical Definition of Parker's fluid

  1. :  a mixture of 100 parts 70 percent alcohol and one part formaldehyde used for hardening and preserving tissues for microscopic study



Biographical Note for parker's fluid

Parker

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George Howard

(1864–1955), American zoologist. Parker was a member of Harvard's faculty in the zoological department for almost all of his long academic career.


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