mucicarmine

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mu·ci·car·mine

(mū-si-kar'mīn),
A red stain containing aluminum chloride and carmine; used to detect epithelial mucins and mucin-secreting adenocarcinomas; also used to demonstrate the capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans and other fungi.
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mu·ci·car·mine

(myū'si-kahr'mīn)
A red stain containing aluminum chloride and carmine; used to detect epithelial mucins and mucin-secreting adenocarcinomas; also used to demonstrate the capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans and other fungi.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012