cresyl echt

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cres·yl echt

, cresyl fast violet (cres'il ekt, fast vī'ō-let),
A metachromatic basic oxazin dye, closely related to cresyl violet acetate and used for the same purposes.
See also: cresyl violet acetate.
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Each medial prefrontal cortex was excised, processed routinely and stained with the haematoxylin and eosin, and cresyl fast violet stains.
The paraffin blocks thus obtained were serially sectioned at a thickness of 10 [micro]m for staining with Haematoxylin and Eosin and 20-25[micro]m thickness for special stains like Silver methenamine and Cresyl Fast Violet
Special staining technique using Cresyl Fast Violet demonstrated the Nissl granules.