Weigert's method

noun
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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