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Mallory trichrome stain

Pronunciation: mal'o-re

Definition: a method especially suitable for studying connective tissue; sections are stained in acid fuchsin, aniline blue and orange G solution, and phosphotungstic acid; fibrils of collagen are blue, fibroglia, neuroglia, and muscle fibers are red, and fibrils of elastin are pink or yellow.

Synonym(s): Mallory aniline blue stain, Mallory triple stain

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