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Mallory's triple stain

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noun Mal·lo·ry's triple stain \ˈmal-(ə-)rēz-\

Medical Definition of Mallory's triple stain

  1. :  a stain containing acid fuchsin, aniline blue, and orange G that is used especially for the study of connective tissue—called also Mallory's stain

Biographical Note for mallory's triple stain

Mallory

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Frank Burr

(1862–1941), American pathologist. Mallory spent almost all of his career on the staff of Harvard Medical School and in the pathology department of Boston City Hospital. A pioneer in histopathology and pathologic techniques, he developed many differential tissue stains that came into wide use. He introduced his stain for connective tissue in 1900.


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