Definition of postfix in English:

postfix

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verb

Pronunciation: /pəʊs(t)ˈfɪks
 
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[with object] Biology
  • Treat (a biological substance or specimen) with a second fixative: the cells were postfixed in cold osmium tetroxide
    More example sentences
    • A portion of this specimen was postfixed in B - 5 fixative.
    • Cells were postfixed in 1% osmium tetroxide in 0.1 M cacodylate buffer for 50 min.
    • In some cases the cells were postfixed for 90 min in a solution of 1% osmium tetroxide in PBS.

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