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Heidenhain azan stain

Pronunciation: hi'den-han

Definition: a technique using azocarmine B or G followed by aniline blue to stain nuclei and erythrocytes red, muscle orange, glia fibrils reddish, mucin blue, and collagen and reticulum dark blue.

[azocarmine + aniline blue]

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