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Medical Term:

Mallory stain for hemofuchsin

Pronunciation: mal'o-re

Definition: sections are stained sequentially in alum hematoxylin and basic fuchsin; the lipofuchsinlike pigment and ceroid stain bright red, nuclei stain blue, whereas melanin and hemosiderin appear unstained in their natural browns.

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