Feulgen reaction

noun

Definition of Feulgen reaction

: the development of a brilliant purple color by DNA in a microscopic preparation stained with a modified Schiff's reagent

First Known Use of Feulgen reaction

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Feulgen reaction

Robert Feulgen †1955 German physiologist

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Feulgen reaction

Dictionary Entries near Feulgen reaction

feuilleton

feuing

Feulgen

Feulgen reaction

feus

feux d'artifice

fever

Statistics for Feulgen reaction

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Feulgen reaction

The first known use of Feulgen reaction was in 1928

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Feulgen reaction

Feulgen reaction

noun

Medical Definition of Feulgen reaction

: the development of a brilliant purple color by DNA in a microscopic preparation stained with a modified Schiff's reagent

Comments on Feulgen reaction

What made you want to look up Feulgen reaction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an act or instance of editing or removing

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!