stain

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tendency of cells to stain with basic dyes basophilia
red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein; used in cosmetics and as a biological stain for studying cell structures bromeosin , eosin
fungus with a reddish purple cap having a smooth slimy surface; close violet gills; all parts stain dark purple when bruised Cortinarius mutabilis , purple-staining Cortinarius
stain of contrasting color that is used when the principal stain does not show the structure clearly counterstain
green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment crystal violet , gentian violet
genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it Dysdercus , genus Dysdercus
true bug: brightly colored bug that can exude a stain firebug
any of various fluorescent substances used in fluorescence microscopy to stain specimens fluorochrome
(Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived Immaculate Conception , Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary
blemish or stain maculation
dark green dye used as a stain, an antiseptic, a chemical indicator, and an antidote in cyanide poisoning methylene blue , methylthionine chloride
stain produced by mud mud stain
stain produced by oil oil stain
small round mark or stain spot
free from stain or blemish spotless
(cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes stainability
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