acid fuchsin

acid fuchsin
acid fuchsin also acid fuchsine n an acid dye used chiefly in histology as a general cytoplasmic stain and for demonstration of special elements (as mitochondria) called also acid magenta

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a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins used in Andrade indicator and in various complex stains; called also acid magenta.

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