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Gomori nonspecific acid phosphatase stain

Pronunciation: go-mo're

Definition: a method in which formalin-fixed frozen sections are incubated in a substrate containing sodium ß-glycerophosphate and lead nitrate at pH 5; the insoluble lead phosphate produced is treated with ammonium sulfide to give a black lead sulfide.

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