Haematoxylin

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Haematoxylin hē-ma-tok′si-lin a dye obtained from the logwood-tree.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. haima, blood, xylon, wood.

Usage

In literature:

Haematoxylin and carmine preparations may be mounted either in glycerine or balsam.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
A few nuclear stains (carmine, haematoxylin) are occasionally used more especially in "section" work.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Benario recommends this method of fixing, especially for the haematoxylin-eosin staining.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
Figures 278 and 279 were taken from mercuro-nitric material stained with iron-haematoxylin.
"Studies in Spermatogenesis" by Nettie Maria Stevens
Cells few in number, filled with very large granules, or irregular masses of a substance staining with haematoxylin.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Between the blastoderm and the yolk may frequently be seen a membrane-like structure, which becomes stained with haematoxylin, osmic acid etc.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour
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In news:

(B) Histological examination showed slightly hyperplastic glandular tissue without cytological atypia within the reticular dermis and fatty tissue (haematoxylin and eosin staining, original magnification ×20.
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