Weigert stain for actinomyces

Wei·gert stain for ac·ti·no·my·ces

a staining method entailing immersion in a dark-red orsellin solution in alcohol, then staining in a crystal-violet solution.
See also: iron hematoxylin.
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Wei·gert stain for Ac·ti·no·my·ces

(vī'gert stān ak'ti-nō-mī'sēz)
A staining method using immersion in a dark red orsellin solution in alcohol, then staining in crystal-violet solution.
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Carl, German pathologist, 1845-1904.
Weigert iodine solution - an iodine-potassium iodide mixture used as a reagent to alter crystal and methyl violet so that they are retained by certain bacteria and fungi.
Weigert iron hematoxylin stain
Weigert law - the loss or destruction of a part or element in the organic world is likely to result in compensatory replacement and overproduction of tissue during the process of regeneration or repair. Synonym(s): overproduction theory
Weigert stain - dye used in the study of myelinated axons.
Weigert stain for actinomyces
Weigert stain for elastin
Weigert stain for fibrin
Weigert stain for myelin
Weigert stain for neuroglia
Weigert-Gram stain - a stain for bacteria in tissues in which sections are stained in alum-hematoxylin, then in eosin, aniline methyl violet, and Lugol solution.
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