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Luxol fast blue

Pronunciation: luks'ol fast blu

Definition: Name for a group of closely related copper phthalocyanin dyes used as stains (with periodic acid-Schiff, phosphotungstic acid hematoxylin, hematoxylin, silver nitrate, etc.) for myelin in nerve fibers.

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