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noun car·bol·fuch·sin \ˌkär-(ˌ)bäl-ˈfyük-sən, -(ˌ)bȯl-\

Medical Definition of carbolfuchsin

  1. :  a mixture of an aqueous solution of phenol and an alcoholic solution of fuchsin used as a stain in microscopy especially in staining bacteria

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