Ponceau

noun
Pon·​ceau | \ ˌpän-ˈsō How to pronounce Ponceau (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ponceau

: any of several azo dyes (as Biebrich scarlet) giving red colors and used as biological stains

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“Ponceau.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Ponceau. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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