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Giemsa stain

noun Gi·em·sa stain \gē-ˈem-zə-\

Definition of GIEMSA STAIN

:  a stain consisting of eosin and a blue dye and used chiefly in the differential staining of blood films —called also Giemsa, Giemsa's stain
Gi·em·sa–stained \-ˌstānd\ adjective
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Origin of GIEMSA STAIN

Gustav Giemsa †1948 German chemotherapist
First Known Use: circa 1909
Medical Dictionary

Giemsa stain

noun Gi·em·sa stain

Medical Definition of GIEMSA STAIN

:  a stain consisting of a mixture of eosin and methylene azure and used chiefly in differential staining of blood films

Variants of GIEMSA STAIN

Gi·em·sa stain also Giemsa's stain \-zə(z)-\

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