borax carmine

noun

Definition of borax carmine

: an alkaline fluid composed of borax, carmine, and water and used with dilute hydrochloric acid in microscopy to produce a permanent red nuclear stain

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“Borax carmine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/borax%20carmine. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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