formalin pigment

[fôrmə-lĭn]

n.

A pigment formed in blood-rich tissues that come in contact with aqueous solutions of formaldehyde that have acidic pH values.

Nearby words

  1. formal logic,
  2. formal mode,
  3. formal system,
  4. formaldehyde,
  5. formalin,
  6. formalise,
  7. formalism,
  8. formality,
  9. formalize,
  10. formally


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