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Ciaccio stain

Pronunciation: chah'cho

Definition: a method for demonstrating complex insoluble intra-cellular lipids using fixation in a formalin-dichromate solution, embedding in paraffin, staining with Sudan III or IV, and examinaing in aqueous mountant.

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