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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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.