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Bauer chromic acid leucofuchsin stain

Pronunciation: bow'er

Definition: a stain for glycogen and fungi using chromic acid as an oxidizing agent of polysaccharides, followed by Schiff reagent; glycogen and fungi cell walls appear deep red.

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