Skip to Content
Medical Term:

pararosanilin

Pronunciation: par'a-ro-san'i-lin

Definition: an important red biologic stain used in Schiff reagent to detect cellular DNA (Feulgen stain), mucopolysaccharides (periodic acid–Schiff stain), and proteins (ninhydrin-Schiff stain).

Synonym(s): parafuchsin

© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide