carbolfuchsin


carbolfuchsin
\\ˌkärˌbälˈfyüksə̇n, -bȯl- also -ˈfyüshə̇n or -ˈfüksə̇n\ noun (-s)
Etymology: carbol- + fuchsin
: a mixture of aqueous solution of phenol and alcoholic solution of fuchsine used as a stain in microscopy especially in staining bacteria

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  • carbolfuchsin — car·bol·fuch·sin .kär (.)bäl fyük sən, (.)bȯl n a mixture of an aqueous solution of phenol and an alcoholic solution of fuchsin used as a stain in microscopy esp. in staining bacteria * * * car·bol·fuch·sin (kahr″bol fūkґsin) basic… …   Medical dictionary

  • carbolfuchsin — car·bol·fuch·sin …   English syllables

  • carbolfuchsin paint — pānt n a solution containing boric acid, phenol, resorcinol, and fuchsin in acetone, alcohol, and water that is applied externally in the treatment of fungal infections of the skin called also Castellani s paint …   Medical dictionary

  • carbolfuchsin stain — carbolfuchsin used in a stain, particularly for detection of acid fast bacteria; see Kinyoun staining method, Ziehl Neelsen staining method, and Fite method. It is also used as a counterstain for Legionella pneumophila following other routine… …   Medical dictionary

  • carbolfuchsin solution — see carbolfuchsin …   Medical dictionary

  • carbolfuchsin topical solution — [USP] a dark purple solution containing basic fuchsin, phenol, resorcinol, acetone, alcohol, and purified water; used as a topical antifungal in the treatment of dermatophytosis, tinea, and other skin infections. Called also Castellani paint …   Medical dictionary

  • carbolfuchsin paint — noun : a solution containing boric acid, phenol, resorcinol, and fuchsine in acetone, alcohol, and water and applied externally in the treatment of fungous infections of the skin called also Castellani s paint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin staining method — Ziehl Neel·sen carbolfuchsin, staining method (tsēlґ nālґsen) [Franz Ziehl, German bacteriologist, 1857–1926; Friedrich Karl Adolf Neelsen, German pathologist, 1854–1894] see under carbolfuchsin, and at Stains and Staining Methods,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kinyoun carbolfuchsin — a modification of Ziehl Neelsen carbolfuchsin containing a higher concentration of phenol and basic fuchsin, eliminating the need for heating of the slide in staining. See Kinyoun staining method, at Stains and Staining Methods, under stain …   Medical dictionary

  • Kinyoun carbolfuchsin solution — Kinyoun carbolfuchsin. See also Kinyoun staining method, at Table of Stains and Staining Methods, under stain …   Medical dictionary