Gram-s-method meaning

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A method of staining bacteria for the purpose of classification, involving treatment with crystal violet, an iodine solution, and alcohol: the violet stain is retained by Gram-positive bacteria or lost by Gram-negative bacteria when the alcohol is applied.
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(medicine) A staining technique, using a sequence of crystal violet, iodine and safranine, used to differentiate bacteria into two large groups of species.
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Origin of gram-s-method

  • from Hans Christian Gram Danish bacteriologist.
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