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Definition of the noun gram's method
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- a staining technique used to classify bacteria; bacteria are stained with gentian violet and then treated with Gram's solution; after being decolorized with alcohol and treated with safranine and washed in water, those that retain the gentian violet are Gram-positive and those that do not retain it are Gram-negative
Alternative definition of the noun gram's method
- [medicine] a staining technique, using a sequence of crystal violet, iodine and safranine, used to differentiate bacteria into two large groups of species
- synonym: Gram staining
Gram's method a.k.a. Gram staining, also called Gram's method, is a method of differentiating bacterial species into two large groups. The name comes from its inventor, Hans Christian Gram.
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