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Ehrlich acid hematoxylin stain

Pronunciation: ar'lik

Definition: an alum type of hematoxylin stain used as a regressive staining method for nuclei, followed by differentiation to required staining intensity; the solution may be allowed to ripen naturally in sunlight or partially oxidized with sodium iodate.

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