alum hematoxylin


Definition of alum hematoxylin

: a fluid composed of hematoxylin, alum, alcohol, and water used for staining biological specimens

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First Known Use of alum hematoxylin

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Alum hematoxylin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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