hematoxylin-malachite green-basic fuchsin stain
Definition: a stain for epoxy resin-extracted sections; semithick sections have their plastic dissolved out and the residual tissue is stained sequentially with the various dyes; nuclei and astrocytes are purplish-pink and myelin, lipid droplets, nucleoli, and oligodendrocytes are bright blue-green.
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