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Medical Term:

Weigert iron hematoxylin stain


a nuclear staining solution containing hematoxylin, ferric chloride, and hydrochloric acid; useful in combination with van Gieson stain, especially for demonstrating connective tissue elements or Entamoeba histolytica in sections.

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