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May–Grünwald stain

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

Medical Definition of May–Grünwald stain

  1. :  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\play ,

Richard

(1863–1936), and

Grünwald

\ˈgruen-ˌvält\play ,

Ludwig

(1863–1927), German physicians. May and Grünwald introduced their staining solution in an article published in 1902.


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