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Search Results for: counterstain

Counterstain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Gram-positive bacilli

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive bacillus A group of rod-shaped bacterial cells that appears violet through Gram's... Read More

Gram staining

Definition noun A staining method performed to determine whether a bacterial species is gram-positive (i.e. violet stain) or... Read More

Gram-negative

Definition adjective Of, or relating to the group of bacteria that take the color of the counterstain (i.e. pink) under the... Read More

Differential stain

Definition noun The dye or stain that is used to differentiate one component or cellular structure from another, or to... Read More

Gram-positive endospore-forming rods

Definition noun A group of rod-shaped bacteria that are positive to Gram's method and form... Read More

Gram-positive bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-positive bacterium A group of bacterial cells that retains the violet colour following ... Read More

Gram-indeterminate bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-indeterminate bacterium Bacteria that do not respond to gram staining and, therefore, are... Read More