Warthin-Starry stain

noun

War·​thin-Star·​ry stain ˈwȯr-thən-ˈstär-ē- How to pronounce Warthin-Starry stain (audio)
: a silver nitrate stain used to show the presence of bacilli

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“Warthin-Starry stain.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Warthin-Starry%20stain. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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