Flemming's fluid

noun Flem·ming's fluid \ˈflemiŋz-, -mēŋz-\
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Flemming's solution

\ˈflemiŋz-, -mēŋz-\

Definition of Flemming's fluid

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of flemming's fluid

after Walther Flemming †1905 German anatomist and cytologist


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