transitive verb
de·​paraffinize | \ (ˈ)dē+ \
variants: or less commonly deparaffin \ (ˈ)dē+ \

Definition of deparaffinize

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

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History and Etymology for deparaffinize

de- + paraffinize or paraffin (noun)

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“Deparaffinize.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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