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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.


(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"
colored, 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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Sequential 5 [micro]m lung sections were placed on slides and stained with routine H&E and Masson's trichrome, respectively, for morphological analysis and locating collagen expression by using the standard protocols.
The tissue sections were stained with Harris Haematoxylin and Eosin (HandE) stain and Masson's Trichrome stain.
Corneal scrapings collected by ophthalmologists were tested by microscopy; modified trichrome staining was used to detect microsporidial sporelike structures.
The histological analysis using H&E, trichrome and elastin stains showed a fibrous wall cyst with mucoid degeneration and elastic fiber disintegration (Fig.
Some specimens were stained with Gomori trichrome and mounted in Canada balsam; other specimens were mounted in Gray and Wess medium (HUMASON, 1979) for study of sclerotized structures.
The left lung was embedded in paraffin, sectioned ro a thickness of 3 [micro]m (transverse), and stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E), Perls Prussian blue, or Masson's trichrome (Experimental Pathology Labs, Durham, NC, USA).
5) for evidence of cartilage, and Masson's trichrome to discern areas of fibrosis or de novo bone formation.
In the present study, Mallory's trichrome staining technique was tested regarding its potential to show the vital reaction following skin injuries and the short-term chronology of the wounds using fibrin as a marker of vital reaction.
Sections were taken and stained with H and E, PAS, Trichrome and Perl's stain.
Haematoxylin and Eosin stain, PAS and Gomori's trichrome and immunohistochemical stains were conducted on the sections from these blocks.
Note: E histolytica--Doing the routine iron hematoxylin or trichrome stain may confuse things because the pathogen E histolytica looks just like the commensal Entamoeba dispar, whereas the antigen-detection method selects out for E histolytica (so they say).
These tissues were also stained with haematoxylin and eosin (H andamp; E); Periodic acid Schiff's reaction (PAS) and Gomori's trichrome stains.