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Medical Term:

Gridley stain for fungi

Pronunciation: grid'le

Definition: a method for fixed tissue sections based on Bauer chromic acid leucofuchsin stain with the addition of Gomori aldehyde fuchsin stain and metanil yellow as counterstains; against a yellow background, hyphae, conidia, yeast capsules, elastin, and mucin appear in different shades of blue to purple.

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