Silver stain

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silver stain

(Science: technique) Any of a variety of stain's (e.g., Bielschowsky's, Gomori's silver, impregnation stain's) which employ alkaline silver nitrate solutions to stain connective tissue fibres (reticulin, collagen), calcium salt deposits, spirochaetes, neurological tissue, and nucleolar organiser regions.