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double stain

double stain in Medicine

double stain n.
A mixture of two dyes, each of which stains different portions of a tissue or cell.

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  • Ehrlich has used a double stain with neutral red and methylene blue.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich
  • A double stain is generally insufficient, and at least three different dyes are used.

    Histology of the Blood Paul Ehrlich

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