Ziehl-Neelsen stain

noun
Ziehl-Neel·​sen stain | \ˈtsēl-ˈnāl-sən- \

Medical Definition of Ziehl-Neelsen stain 

: a carbolfuchsin stain used especially for detecting the tubercle bacillus

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