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 (trī′krō-măt′ĭk) also tri·chrome (trī′krōm′) or tri·chro·mic (trī-krō′mĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or having three colors, as in photography or printing.
2. Having perception of the three primary colors, as in normal human vision: trichromatic vision; a trichromatic individual.

tri·chro′ma·cy (trī-krō′mə-sē), tri·chro′ma·tism (-tĭz′əm) n.
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(Colours) three-coloured
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Adj.1.trichrome - having or involving three colorstrichrome - having or involving three colors; "trichromatic vision"; "a trichromatic printing process"; "trichromatic staining is the staining of tissue samples differentially in three colors"; "tricolor plumage"; "a tricolor process in photography"
coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
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Slides were stained by hematoxylin and eosin for general structure, periodic acid Schiff (PAS) for basement membrane, Masson trichrome for collagen, and immunohistochemically for caspase-3 and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA).
For identification of collagen fibers, Masson's trichrome stain was used in separate sections.
The sarcoplasmic rods were seen as small, clustered dark eosinophilic sarcoplasmic inclusions on hematoxylin and eosin stain and were red on Gomori trichrome stain.
Tissue processing, embedding, sectioning and mounting of 3-5micrometer sections of tissue were obtained and stained with hematoxylin and eosin and Masson's Trichrome and observed by a single observer under light microscope using 100X as magnifying power.
Sections were cut at 3 pm thickness, stained with the trichrome and eosin (H&E) routine technique and the special Masson's trichrome staining for later examination under an optical microscope.
Verhoeff-van Gieson and Trichrome stains found more dominant fibrous tissue compared to elastin connective tissue in flavum ligament.
Microscopic evaluation of the islet cells with special stains like Masson's trichrome, chrome alum haematoxylin, PAS etc.
The stains corresponded to: hematoxylin and eosin, for general histology analysis; Alcian blue, Toluidine blue and Masson's trichrome, to identify ECGs cells and characterize the content of their granules, and performic acid and Schiff reagent (PAS), to detect mucopolysaccharides.
Results of stool microscopy performed using Ryan's modified trichrome stain were negative for microsporidia.
Sections were prepared of 4 mm in size, stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) for histopathology and Masson's trichrome for collagen deposition.