Aoyama's fluid

noun

Ao·​ya·​ma's fluid
au̇ˈyäməz-
: a solution of cadmium chloride and neutral formalin used for fixing tissues prior to osmic acid impregnation of the Golgi apparatus

Word History

Etymology

after Fumio Aoyama, 20th century Japanese anatomist

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“Aoyama's fluid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aoyama%27s%20fluid. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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