Definition: a paraffin block, suitable for sectioning, staining, and microscopic study, prepared from any suspension of cells in fluid (aspirates or washings); cells are concentrated by centrifugation or filtering, and the resulting aggregation is processed as if it were a solid specimen of tissue.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.
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