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Sudan

 [soo-dan´]
a group of azo compounds used as biological stains for fats.
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Sudan

(sū-dăn′)
One of a number of related biological stains for which fats have a special affinity, including Sudan II, Sudan III (G), Sudan IV, and Sudan R.
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