Definition of acetocarmine in English:

acetocarmine

noun

Biology
  • A staining solution for microscopy consisting of carmine in concentrated acetic acid, sometimes with the addition of ferric chloride.

Origin

Late 19th century. From aceto- + carmine adjective.

Pronunciation:

acetocarmine

/ˌasɪtəʊˈkɑːmʌɪn//əˌsiːtə(ʊ)ˈkɑːmʌɪn/