stainability
noun Date: 1890 the capacity of cells and cell parts to stain specifically and consistently with particular dyes and stains

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stainability — noun The state or condition of being stainable. Ant: unstainability …   Wiktionary

  • stainability — stain·abil·i·ty .stā nə bil ət ē n, pl ties the capacity of cells and cell parts to stain specifically and consistently with particular dyes and stains stain·able stā nə bəl adj …   Medical dictionary

  • stainability — n. ability to absorb color (Cytology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stainability — stain·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • stainability — noun (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes • Derivationally related forms: ↑stainable • Topics: ↑cytology • Hypernyms: ↑tendency, ↑inclination …   Useful english dictionary

  • stainable — adjective capable of being stained (especially of cells and cell parts) • Pertains to noun: ↑stainability • Derivationally related forms: ↑stainability …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haematoxylin — IUPAC name 7,11b dihydroindeno[2,1 c]chromene 3,4,6a,9,10(6H) pentol …   Wikipedia

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