silver-ammoniac silver stain

sil·ver-am·mo·ni·a·c sil·ver stain

a stain for the acid protein component of nucleolar regions that are active or that were transcriptionally active in the preceding interphase; uses silver nitrate, ammoniac silver, and formalin.
Synonym(s): Ag-AS stain

sil·ver-am·mo·ni·ac sil·ver stain

(sil'vĕr-ă-mō'nē-ak sil'vĕr stān)
A stain for the acid protein component of nucleolar regions that are active or that were transcriptionally active in the preceding interphase; uses silver nitrate, ammoniac silver, and formalin.