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Sudan

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

Sudan

/Su·dan/ (soo-dan´) a group of azo compounds used as biological stains for fats.
Sudan black B  a black, fat-soluble diazo dye, used as a stain for fats.

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.

Sudan

a group of lipophilic azo compounds used as biological stains for fats, e.g. Sudan III, Sudan IV.

Sudan stain test
a useful screening test for steatorrhea. Feces mixed with Sudan III or Sudan IV stain are examined microscopically for detection of undigested (direct test) or digested (indirect test) fats that appear as red-stained globules.
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Midwifery Training and Female Circumcision in the Inter-War Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
2 (December 31,1941): 121; Heather Bell, Frontier of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 1899-1940 (Oxford, 1999), 163-97.
Thus the opportunity to draw attention to the two new studies focused on turn-of-the-century Egypt and what was to become the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan is a happy one.

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