Feulgen

adjective Feul·gen \ ˈfȯil-gən \

Definition of Feulgen

: of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction
  • positive Feulgen mitochondria

First Known Use of feulgen

1928

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Feulgen

adjective Feul·gen \ ˈfȯil-gən \

medical Definition of Feulgen

: of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction
  • positive Feulgen mitochondria

Biographical Note for feulgen

Feulgen, Robert Joachim (1884–1955), German biochemist. Feulgen introduced the Feulgen reaction in 1914. This reaction, which is specific for DNA, transformed nucleic acid cytochemistry.

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