Definition of mucicarmine in English:

mucicarmine

(also mucicarmin)

noun

Histology
  • A histochemical stain containing carmine and aluminium salts (aluminium chloride and, often, hydroxide), used to stain weakly acidic mucosubstances and encapsulated fungi.

Origin

Late 19th century. From muci- + carmine [adjective], after German Mucicarmin.

Pronunciation

mucicarmine

/ˌmjuːsɪˈkɑːmʌɪn/