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English noun: staining

1. staining (act) (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study


Broader (hypernym)dyeing


Narrower (hyponym)Gram method, Gram stain, Gram's method, Gram's procedure, Gram's stain


Domain categoryhistology

2. staining (act) the act of spotting or staining something


Synonymsmaculation, spotting


Broader (hypernym)dirtying, soiling, soilure









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