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Gram's method at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Gram's method
n : a staining technique used to classify bacteria; bacteria are
stained with gentian violet and then treated with Gram's
solution; after being decolorized with alcohol and
treated with safranine and washed in water, those that
retain the gentian violet are gram-positive and those
that do not retain it are gram-negative [syn: {Gram
method}, {Gram's procedure}, {Gram's stain}, {Gram stain}]

Gram's method at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedia » Gram staining

Etymology

from Category: w - :Hans Christian Gram|Hans Christian Gram Danish bacteriologist.

Noun

Inter: en-noun » -
  • Inter: medicin » e A staining technique, using a sequence of crystal violet, iodine and safranine, used to differentiate bacteria into two large groups of species.

    Synonyms

    * Gram staining

    Related terms

    * Gram-positive
    • Gram-negative


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