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Rambourg periodic acid-chromic methenamine-silver stain

Pronunciation: rahm'burg

Definition: a stain for glycoproteins, used with an electron microscope, adapted from the Gomori-Jones periodic acid-methenamine-silver stain; it produces silver deposits in mature saccules of the Golgi apparatus, lysosomal vesicles, cell coat, and basement membranes.

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