regressive staining

n.

A type of staining in which tissues are overstained and excess dye then removed selectively until the desired intensity is obtained.

Nearby words

  1. regress,
  2. regression,
  3. regression analysis,
  4. regressive,
  5. regressive assimilation,
  6. regressive tax,
  7. regressively,
  8. regressivity,
  9. regret,
  10. regretful


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