alum hematoxylin

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alum hematoxylin was in 1884

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“Alum hematoxylin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alum%20hematoxylin. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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