car·​bol·​fuch·​sin ˌkär-(ˌ)bäl-ˈfyük-sən, -(ˌ)bȯl- How to pronounce carbolfuchsin (audio)
: 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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“Carbolfuchsin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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