1. Serving to fix, bind, or make firm or stable.

2. A substance used for the preservation of gross and histologic specimens of tissue, or individual cells, usually by denaturing and precipitating or cross-linking the protein constituents.

See: fluid, solution.

(05 Mar 2000)

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