Definition of Destains
1. destain [v] - See also: destain
Lexicographical Neighbors of Destains
Literary usage of Destains
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Smears from both show only a short bacillus with rounded ends, which destains by Gram, present in large numbers. Five inoculations on blood-serum—three from ..."
2. Animal Micrology: Practical Exercises in Zoölogical Micro-technique by Michael Frederic Guyer (1917)
"Barker fixes, washes, stains, destains, dehydrates, clears, and mixes protozoa with balsam, all in homeopathic vials. After each operation material is ..."
3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1904)
"... but destains much more easily than the neck fibres or macro- nuclei and does not readily take nuclear stains. Its diameter is about 2 ft. but increases ..."