Definition of fuchsin in English:
A deep red synthetic dye used as a biological stain and disinfectant.
- Serial 3 m sections were stained with 1% aqueous acid fuchsin, and counter-stained with 0.05% toluidine blue.
- Sections were also stained with Luna's aldehyde fuchsin as well as with orcein for observation and quantification of elastic fibers.
- Schiff reagent is formed by the reaction of basic fuchsin with sulfurous acid.
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