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haematoxylin

(ˌhiːməˈtɒksɪlɪn; ˌhɛm-) or

hematoxylin

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless or yellowish crystalline compound that turns red on exposure to light: obtained from logwood and used in dyes and as a biological stain. Formula: C16H14O6.3H2O
2. (Plants) a variant spelling of haematoxylon
[C19: from New Latin Haematoxylon genus name of logwood, from haemato- + Greek xulon wood + -in]
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Then the smears were stained with haematoxylin and eosin.
The samples were stained with Haematoxylin and Eosin for histomorphological study and comparison of epidermal thickness was done between the three groups.
Haematoxylin and Eosin stain, A&B (scale bar=100[micro]m); inset (scale bar=20[micro]m).
After fixation, the tissue was processed for routine histopathology process, embedded in paraffin wax (58-60[degrees]C) and sections of 5-6 [micro] were cut and stained by Haematoxylin and Eosin for microscopic examination (Luna,1968).
Specimens were fixed in 10% buffered formalin, embedded in paraffin, cut at 5-[micro]m thickness, and routinely stained with haematoxylin and eosin.
Sections representing a full phase of the tissue blocks were stained with Haematoxylin and Eosin (H&E).
Caption: Figure 3: Haematoxylin and eosin stained, 20x magnification.
Thereafter, the mass was surgically excised and submitted for histological examination including haematoxylin and eosin staining and immunohistochemistry.
The cellular compartment of the adrenal medulla is necrotic with intermingled fibrin exudation (star) (haematoxylin and eosin, original magnification 4x insert, original magnification 20x).
In addition, there was a proliferation of spindle-shaped cells, in addition to an eosinophilic cytoplasm and fibres with haematoxylin and eosin stain.