Weigert's method

Wei·​gert's method | \ ˈvīgə(r)ts- \

Definition of Weigert's method

: a method of tracing the course of medullated nerve fibers by hardening the tissues in a solution of potassium dichromate and staining the sections for myelin sheaths

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History and Etymology for Weigert's method

after Karl Weigert †1905 German pathologist

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“Weigert's method.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Weigert%27s%20method. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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