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Glossary of Terms

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Fibrin - A protein derived from fibrinogen. Causes blood clotting.

Formalin - A solution of formaldehyde (formic aldehyde) CH2O. Liquid with a characteristic odor. Formaldehyde - 256. See formalin.

Fuchsin - Bright red triarylmethane dye.

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Henna (henna) - Red-yellow paint obtained from the leaves of the bush of Lawson.

Sulfin quinine - The sulfate salt of quinine, an alkaloid of the cinchona tree.

Chinosole - Crystals that are readily soluble in water.

Chloral hydrate - C2H3O2Cl3. Water soluble crystals.

Ammonium Chloroplatinate - Ammonium chloroplatinates exist in a pair of formulations: (NH4) 2 [PtCl6} and (NH4) 2lPtCl4} (yellow and red crystals, respectively).

Chlorophyll - A derivative of the porphyrin magnesium complex. Pigment of photosynthetic plants responsible for photosynthesis.

Chloroform - Trichloromethane, CHCl3. A characteristic odorless liquid that mixes poorly with water.

Chrome yellow (paint) - Paint based on lead chromate, PbClO4.

Chrome green (paint) - Paint based on chromium oxide Cr2O3.

Chrompeak - See potassium dichromate.

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Nutmeg Color - A spice obtained from the fruit of a nutmeg tree (Muscatel).

Sulfur color - Fine powder obtained by cooling sulfur vapor during its distillation.

Celluloid - A thermoplastic polymer based on cellulose nitrate.

Cellulose - A polysaccharide of the composition [C6H7O2 (OH) 3] n (fiber). White fibrous material, insoluble in water.

Portland Cement - A cementitious material consisting mainly of calcium silicates, also obtained by co-fine grinding clinker and gypsum. .

Ceresin - A mixture of saturated hydrocarbons C36 C55. A white or brown waxy substance, insoluble in water and also alcohol.

Ceresin yellow - See ceresin.

Zinc - Silver-white metal.

Zinc Chloride - Zinc Chloride, ZnCl2. Crystals well soluble in water.