carbolfuchsin paint


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

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  • 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 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

  • Castellani's paint — Cas·tel·la·ni s paint .kas tə .län ēz pānt n CARBOLFUCHSIN PAINT Cas·tel·la·ni .kas tə län ē Aldo (1878 1971) Italian physician. Castellani was a specialist in tropical diseases. His numerous contributions to tropical medicine include the… …   Medical dictionary

  • castellani's paint — |kastə|länēz noun Usage: usually capitalized C Etymology: after Aldo Castellani b1875 Italian physician & bacteriologist : carbolfuchsin paint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Castellani's paint — noun see carbolfuchsin paint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Castellani paint — carbolfuchsin topical solution …   Medical dictionary

  • fuchsin — A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology. [Leonhard Fuchs, German botantist, 1501–1506] acid f. [C.I. 42685] a mixture of the sodium salts bi and trisulfonic acids of rosanilin …   Medical dictionary

  • Carbol fuchsin — Carbol fuchsin, carbol fuchsin, or carbolfuchsin, is a mixture of phenol and basic fuchsin, used in bacterial staining procedures. It is commonly used in the staining of mycobacteria as it has an affinity for the mycolic acids found in their cell …   Wikipedia