Thesaurus / portwine stain
See definition of portwine stain on Dictionary.com
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Forget The Foofaraw, But Remember What It Means!START THE QUIZ
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Beginners must be warned against mistaking the edges of cells, or particles which have retained the red stain, for bacilli.
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.
Louis pressed his father's hand to his lips; that hand which was hardly washed from the stain of Wharton's blood!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There was still visible on it the stain where he had wiped his hand, and this stain seemed certainly blood.
He did not think of the matter again till just as he was getting into bed, when he noticed a red stain upon his handkerchief.
In fact, a deep, wide stain showed crimson upon the bandages in which he had swathed his hand.
With Wright's stain it can be brought out by staining longer and washing less than for the ordinary blood-stain.
The differential count is best made upon a film stained with Wright's, Jenner's, or Ehrlich's stain.
Wright's stain gives the nucleus a deep purple color and the cytoplasm a pale robin's-egg blue in typical cells.
They combine the fixing with the staining process, and stain differentially every normal and abnormal structure in the blood.