Ziehl-Neelsen stain

noun
Ziehl-Neel·​sen stain | \ ˈtsēl-ˈnāl-sən- How to pronounce Ziehl-Neelsen stain (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ziehl-Neelsen stain

: a carbolfuchsin stain used especially for detecting the tubercle bacillus

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“Ziehl-Neelsen stain.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Ziehl-Neelsen%20stain. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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