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

/əˌsiːtə(ʊ)ˈkɑːmʌɪn//ˌasɪtəʊˈkɑːmʌɪn/