Definition of Paraformaldehyde

1. Noun. (organic compound) A solid oligomer of formaldehyde that is used as a fumigant, and as a fixative in histology ¹



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Medical Definition of Paraformaldehyde

1. A polymer of formaldehyde, used as a disinfectant. Synonym: trioxymethylene. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Paraformaldehyde

paraffining
paraffinoma
paraffins
paraffle
paraffles
paraflagella
paraflagellate
paraflagellum
parafle
parafles
parafoil
parafoils
parafollicular
parafollicular cells
paraform
paraformaldehyde (current term)
paraformer
paraformers
paraforms
parafovea
parafransoletite
parafuchsin
paragammacism
paraganglia
paraganglioma
paragangliomas
paragangliomata
paraganglion
paraganglionic cells

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