Giemsa stain
noun Etymology: Gustav Giemsa died 1948 German chemotherapist Date: circa 1909 a stain consisting of eosin and a blue dye and used chiefly in the differential staining of blood films — called also Giemsa, Giemsa's stainGiemsa-stained adjective

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