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Medical Term:

Takayama stain

Pronunciation: tah-kah-yah'mah


a stain containing pyridine, sodium hydrate, and dextrose; used for identification of blood stains; a drop added to a suspected blood stain results in the formation of hemochromogen crystals.

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