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- noun A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3·HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An aniline dye prepared by the action of weak oxidizing agents, such as arsenic acid, nitrobenzene, etc., on commercial aniline oil, and subsequent treatment of the rosaniline so formed with common salt.
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- noun Alternative spelling of
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
Stain carbolic methylene-blue, carbolic fuchsin, and Gram's method.
Basic fuchsin 1.5 grammes and proceed as in preparing the corresponding solution of methylene-blue
-- A few drops of alcoholic solution of basic fuchsin
Basic fuchsin 3.5 grammes and proceed as in preparing the corresponding solution of methylene-blue.
Weak carbol fuchsin, neutral red or toluidin blue can also be used to stain the background if desired, after the removal of the paraffin in step 9.
Carbolic methylene-blue (C.M.B.) and carbol fuchsin (C.F.) are prepared by covering the cover-slip with 5 per cent. solution of carbolic acid and adding a few drops of the saturated alcoholic solution of methylene-blue or fuchsin respectively to it.
Flood the film with carbolic fuchsin, warm until steam begins to rise.
Stain in hot carbol-fuchsin (as for tubercle bacilli) for five to ten minutes.
Pour Ziehl's carbolic fuchsin on the film, warm as in previous methods, and allow it to act for ten minutes.
Cover the film with hot carbol-fuchsin and hold in the forceps above