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cresyl violet acetate

Pronunciation: kres'il vi'o-let as'e-tat

Definition: A metachromatic basic oxazin dye used as a stain for nuclei and Nissl substance; related to German derived dye known as cresyl echt violet or cresyl fast violet.

See Also: cresyl echt violet stain

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