acid fuchsin

noun
variants: also acid fuchsine

Medical Definition of acid fuchsin

: 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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“Acid fuchsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acid%20fuchsin. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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