deparaffinize

transitive verb de·paraffinize \(ˈ)dē+\
variants: less commonly

deparaffin

\(ˈ)dē+\

Definition of deparaffinize

  1. :  to remove paraffin from (a section of tissue prior to microscopic examination)

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Origin and Etymology of deparaffinize

de- + paraffinize or paraffin (noun)


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