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periodic acid Schiff stain
Substances that can be demonstrated include carbohydrates, mucins, cartilage matrix, collagen, reticulum, basement membranes, fibrin, thyroid colloid, amyloid, glomerular hyaline deposits, and a number of other secretions or tissue constituents.
Synonyms: PAS stain.
(22 Sep 2002)
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