Definition of Counterstaining

1. Verb. (present participle of counterstain) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counterstaining

1. counterstain [v] - See also: counterstain

Counterstaining Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Counterstaining Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Counterstaining

countersink
countersink bit
countersinking
countersinks
counterslogan
counterslogans
countersniper
countersnipers
counterspell
counterspells
counterspies
counterspy
counterspying
counterstain
counterstained
counterstaining (current term)
counterstains
counterstand
counterstate
counterstated
counterstates
counterstating
countersteer
countersteered
countersteering
countersteers
counterstep
countersteps
counterstereotypical
counterstimulation

Literary usage of Counterstaining

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"Prolonged counterstaining has much less effect on the granules of the eosinophile cells, than upon the granules of phagocytes. ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Ophthalmology by Lawrance Webster Fox (1920)
"If it is mounted without counterstaining it is removed from the wash water and ... counterstaining in Eosin—After decolorization, washing, and treating with ..."

3. Bacteriology, General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1916)
"The decolorization and counterstaining may be accomplished by one operation, ... Decolorization and counterstaining are accomplished by flooding the ..."

4. Neurological Technique: Some Special Histological Methods Employed for the by Irving Hardesty (1901)
"counterstaining is not always desirable. It gives more prominence to the ... (a) After counterstaining or omitting the same, wash in distilled water for 2 ..."

5. Human Infection Carriers: Their Significance, Recognition and Management by Charles Edmund Simon (1919)
"... that many of the organisms stain more deeply at the ends than in the middle; this is shown particularly well in the Gram specimens after counterstaining ..."

6. Elements of Clinical Bacteriology for Physicians and Students by Felix Klemperer, Ernst Levy (1900)
"... employed in counterstaining. After staining with hot carbol-fuchsin solution the cover-slip preparation, rinsed in water, is placed in the following ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Counterstaining

Search for Counterstaining on Dictionary.com!Search for Counterstaining on Thesaurus.com!Search for Counterstaining on Google!Search for Counterstaining on Wikipedia!