Flemming's fluid

Flem·ming's fluid
variants: or Flemming's solution \ˈflemiŋz-, -mēŋz- \

Definition of Flemming's fluid 

: a fixing fluid composed of osmium tetroxide, chromic anhydride, and acetic acid in aqueous solution and used in microscopy chiefly for preserving details of cells

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History and Etymology for Flemming's fluid

after Walther Flemming †1905 German anatomist and cytologist

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