Weigert's iron haematoxylin stainmedical dictionary

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A nuclear staining solution containing haematoxylin, ferric chloride, and hydrochloric acid; useful in combination with von Gieson's stain, especially for demonstrating connective tissue elements or Entamoeba histolytica in sections.

American spelling: Weigert's iron hematoxylin stain

(05 Mar 2000)