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- n. Metachromasia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An anomalous manner of staining, whereby a single stain will color different tissue elements in different tints or in altogether different colors: a term introduced by Ehrlich. Not all dyes have metachromatic properties. The most notable ones are methyl-violet, thionin, methylene-azure, cresyl violet RR, and toluidin blue.
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