1. affinity for a Sudan stain.
2. a condition in which the leukocytes contain particles staining readily with Sudan red III.
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1. Affinity for an oil-soluble or Sudan dye.
2. A condition in which leukocytes contain minute fat droplets that take a brilliant red stain when treated with 0.2% Sudan III and 0.1% cresyl blue in absolute alcohol.
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