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methyl green-pyronin stain

 

Definition: a staining method useful for identification of plasma cells which are intensely pyroninophilic; a mixture of a green and a red dye that has the property of staining highly polymerized nucleic acid (DNA) green and low molecular weight nucleic acids (RNA) red.

See: Unna-Pappenheim stain

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