metachromatic stain

n.

A stain that has the ability to produce different colors in various histological or cytological structures.

Nearby words

  1. metacercaria,
  2. metachromasia,
  3. metachromatic,
  4. metachromatic body,
  5. metachromatic leukodystrophy,
  6. metachromatism,
  7. metachromophil,
  8. metachronous,
  9. metachrosis,
  10. metacinnabar


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