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May-Grünwald stain

noun May-Grün·wald stain \ ˈmā-ˈgrün-wȯld- \

medical Definition of May-Grünwald stain

:a stain for blood consisting of a saturated solution of eosin in methylene blue added to methyl alcohol called also Jenner's stain

Biographical Note for may-grünwald stain

  • May \ˈmī\, Richard (1863–1936), and Grünwald \ˈgrᵫn-ˌvält\, Ludwig (1863–1927), German physicians. May and Grünwald introduced their staining solution in an article published in 1902.

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