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carbolfuchsin in Medicine

carbolfuchsin

(kär′bôl-fyōōksĭn)
n.
  1. A mixture of an aqueous solution of phenol and an alcoholic solution of fuchsin used as a stain in microscopy, especially to stain bacteria.
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