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Lillie allochrome connective tissue stain

Pronunciation: lil'e

Definition: a procedure using periodic acid–Schiff, hematoxylin, picric acid, and methyl blue; used for distinction between basement membrane and reticulin, and for demonstration of arteriosclerotic lesions.

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