Warthin-Starry stain

noun
War·​thin-Star·​ry stain | \ ˈwȯr-thən-ˈstär-ē- How to pronounce Warthin-Starry stain (audio) \

Medical Definition of Warthin-Starry stain

: a silver nitrate stain used to show the presence of bacilli

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