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fuchsin

 [fūk´sin]
any of several red to purple dyes, sometimes specifically basic fuchsin.
acid fuchsin a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin a histologic stain, containing predominantly pararosaniline and rosaniline.

fuch·sin

(fūk'sin), Avoid the mispronunciation fū'shin.
A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology.
[Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, 1501-1566]

fuchsin

/fuch·sin/ (fūk´sin) any of several red to purple dyes, sometimes specifically basic f.
acid fuchsin  a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin  a histologic stain, containing predominantly pararosaniline and rosaniline.

fuchsin

(fyo͞ok′sĭn) also

fuchsine

(-sĭn, -sēn′)
n.
A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3·HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain. Also called magenta.

fuch·sin

(fūk'sin)
A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology.
[Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, 1501-1566]

fuchsin

any of several red to purple dyes.

acid fuchsin
a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin
a histological stain, a mixture of pararosaniline, rosaniline and magenta II. Also, a mixture of rosaniline and pararosaniline hydrochlorides used as a local anti-infective.
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