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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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The water-conducting xylem of the tree species and the perennial monocotyledons was determined through dye uptake tests (acid fuchsine, 1%) prior to the sampling for tissue water isotopic composition (see Gutierrez and Santiago 2006).
The cuts were stained with basic fuchsine and astra blue (Gerlach, 1984) and the slides mounted with synthetic Canada balsam.