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tetrazolium

Pronunciation: tet'ra-zo'le-um

Definition: Any of a group of organic salts having the general structure that on reduction (cleaving the 2,3 bond) yields a colored insoluble formazan; used as a reagent in oxidative enzyme histochemistry.

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