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Medical Term:

Puchtler-Sweat stain for hemoglobin and hemosiderin

Pronunciation: pukt'ler swet

Definition: a complex staining method in which, on a yellow background, hemoglobin is stained red, hemosiderin blue to green, and elastic fibers pink.

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