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

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Giemsa-stained \gē-ˈem-zə-ˌstānd \ adjective

First Known Use of Giemsa stain

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Giemsa stain

Gustav Giemsa †1948 German chemotherapist

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Giemsa stain

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

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

Other words from Giemsa stain

Giemsa-stained adjective
Giemsa-stained blood smears

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