Pronunciation: meth-en'a-men sil'ver
A hexamethylenetetramine-silver complex prepared by adding silver nitrate to methenamine; a white precipitate, which dissolves upon shaking and is stable under refrigeration, appears in the solution; used in various histological and histochemical staining methods.
See Also: Gomori methenamine-silver stain
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.