Definición de hematoxylin en inglés:


Silabificación: he·ma·tox·y·lin
Pronunciación: /ˌhēməˈtäksəlin
(British haematoxylin)


  • A colorless compound present in logwood that is easily converted into blue, red, or purple dyes and is used as a biological stain.
    • A phenol; chemical formula: C16H14O6
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Inactive DNA is readily stained with hematoxylin, toluidine blue, and other similar basic dyes.
    • Tissues are stained in aqueous hematoxylin after mordanting in iron ammonium sulfate (iron alum).
    • Eight randomly selected sites from each inflation-fixed right lung were embedded in paraffin, and sections were cut for hematoxylin and eosin staining.


mid 19th century: from modern Latin Haematoxylum (genus name), from haemato-, variant of hemato- 'of blood', + Greek xulon 'wood'.

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