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Medical Term:

Hale colloidal iron stain

Pronunciation: hal

Definition: a stain used to distinguish acid mucopolysaccharides such as hyaluronic acid; may be combined with periodic acid–Schiff to also visualize carbohydrate-containing proteins and glycoproteins.

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