acid alcohol


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acid alcohol

[′as·əd ′al·kə·hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A compound containing both a carboxyl group (‒COOH) and an alcohol group (‒CH2OH, =CHOH, or ≡COH).
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15) Acid alcohol fast staining procedure allowed differentiation between Nocardia species and NTM.
Sections were finally differentiated in 1% acid alcohol for 10 seconds, rinsed in water for 10 minutes, dehydrated through ascending grades of alcohol, cleared and mounted in a DPX synthetic mountant.