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formalin
American English: /ˈfɔrməlɪn/
British English: /ˈfɔːm(ə)lɪn/

Translation of formalin in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Other chemicals Spry discussed include peracetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, formalin, and methyl methacrylate.
    • Dead snakes brought to the hospital were labelled and preserved in 10% formalin or 70% ethanol.
    • Also known as Zenker-formol, this is a modification of Zenker's fluid in which formalin is substituted for acetic acid.

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