Definition of Nigrosin
1. a type of dye [n -S]
Medical Definition of Nigrosin
1. Nigrosine A variable mixture of blue-black aniline dyes; used as a histologic stain for nervous tissue and as a negative stain for studying bacteria and spirochetes; also used to discriminate between live and dead cells in dye-exclusion staining. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Nigrosin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gross and Minute Anatomy of the Central Nervous System by Herman Camp Grodinier, H. C. Cordinier (1899)
"Expose the mixture to the air until no ammoniacal odor exists ; filter, and keep tightly corked. To stain axis-cylinders with nigrosin proceed as follows ..."
2. The Technology of Bacteria Investigation: Explicit Directions for the Study by Charles Sumner Dolley (1885)
"nigrosin on ANILINE-BLACK. Use a strong aqueous solution; wash sections in alcohol, and mount either in glycerine or Canada balsam (Errera). ..."
3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"... Bismarck brown, malachite green, pyronin G. neutral red, nigrosin and eosin by ... fuchsin S, nigrosin, eosin and orange G by protocatechuic acid; ..."