picrocarmine


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picrocarmine

 [pik″ro-kahr´min]
a histological stain consisting of a mixture of carmine, ammonia, distilled water, and aqueous solution of picric acid.

pic·ro·car·mine stain

a red crystalline powder derived from a solution of carmine, ammonia, and picric acid, which is evaporated, leaving the powder (soluble in water); it produces excellent staining of keratohyaline granules.

picrocarmine

/pic·ro·car·mine/ (pik″ro-kahr´min) a histological stain consisting of a mixture of carmine, ammonia, distilled water, and aqueous solution of picric acid.

pic·ro·car·mine stain

, picrocarmine (pik'rō-kahr'min stān)
A red crystalline powder derived from a solution of carmine, ammonia, and picric acid that is evaporated, leaving the powder (soluble in water); it produces excellent staining of keratohyaline granules.

picrocarmine

a histological stain consisting of a mixture of carmine, ammonia, distilled water and aqueous solution of picric acid.