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Descriptor English: Tissue Fixation
Descriptor Spanish: Fijación del Tejido
Descriptor Portuguese: Fixação de Tecidos
Descriptor French: Fixation tissulaire
Entry term(s): Fixation, Tissue
Tree number(s): E01.370.225.500.620.760.720
E01.370.225.750.600.760.720
E05.200.500.620.760.720
E05.200.750.600.760.720
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016707
Scope note: The technique of using FIXATIVES in the preparation of cytologic, histologic, or pathologic specimens for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure of all the constituent elements.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MT methods
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Related: Fixatives MeSH
DeCS ID: 29776
Unique ID: D016707
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/06/21
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Tissue Fixation - Preferred
Concept UI M0025447
Scope note The technique of using FIXATIVES in the preparation of cytologic, histologic, or pathologic specimens for the purpose of maintaining the existing form and structure of all the constituent elements.
Preferred term Tissue Fixation
Entry term(s) Fixation, Tissue



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