Verhoeff elastic tissue stain

Ver·hoeff e·las·tic tis·sue stain

(ver'hef),
a stain for tissue sections in which a mixture of hematoxylin, ferric chloride, and Lugol iodine solution is used; tissue may be counterstained, if desired, with eosin or van Gieson stain; elastic fibers and nuclei appear blue-black to black while collagen and other components are shades of pink to red.

Ver·hoeff e·las·tic tis·sue stain

(ver'hef ĕ-las'tik tish'ū stān)
A stain for tissue sections in which a mixture of hematoxylin, ferric chloride, and Lugol iodine solution is used; tissue may be counterstained, if desired, with eosin or van Gieson stain; elastic fibers and nuclei appear blue-black to black, whereas collagen and other components are shades of pink to red.

Verhoeff,

Frederick H., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1874-1968.
Verhoeff advancement
Verhoeff capsule forceps
Verhoeff cataract forceps
Verhoeff dissecting scissors
Verhoeff elastic tissue stain
Verhoeff expressor
Verhoeff operation
Verhoeff scissors
Verhoeff sclerotomy
Verhoeff suture