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is a stabilizing or preservative agent:
- Fixative (drawing)
In drawing, a fixative is a liquid, similar to varnish, which is usually sprayed over a finished piece of artwork to better preserve it and prevent smudging....
, a liquid usually sprayed over a finished piece of artwork to better preserve it and prevent smudging
- Fixation (histology)
In the fields of histology, pathology, and cell biology, fixation is a chemical process by which biological tissues are preserved from decay, thereby preventing autolysis or putrefaction...
, a solution used to preserve or harden fresh tissue of cell specimens for microscopic examination
- Fixative (perfumery)
In perfumery, a fixative is a natural or synthetic substance used to reduce the evaporation rate and improve stability when added to more volatile components. This allows the final product to last longer while keeping its original fragrance. Fixatives are indispensable commodities to the perfume...
, a substance used to reduce the evaporation rate and improve stability when added to more volatile components
- Embalming chemicals
Embalming chemicals are a variety of preservatives, sanitising and disinfectant agents and additives used in modern embalming to temporarily prevent decomposition and restore a natural appearance for viewing a body after death...
, a variety of preservatives, sanitising and disinfectant agents, and additives used in modern embalming