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Tizzoni stain

Pronunciation: te-tzo'ne

Definition: a stain used as a test for iron in tissue; the tissue is treated with a solution of potassium ferrocyanide and then with dilute hydrochloric acid; a blue coloration indicates the presence of iron.

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