Definition of Stainability

1. Noun. (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes.

Generic synonyms: Inclination, Tendency
Specialized synonyms: Basophilia
Category relationships: Cytology
Derivative terms: Stainable



Definition of Stainability

1. Noun. The state or condition of being stainable. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stainability

1. [n -TIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stainability

stagnations
stags
stagworm
stagy
stahlian
staid
staider
staidest
staidly
staidness
staidnesses
staig
staigs
stain
stainabilities
stainability (current term)
stainable
stained
stainer
stainers
stainest
staineth
staining
stainings
stainless
stainless-steel
stainless steel
stainlesses

Literary usage of Stainability

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1. Biotechnology in International Agricultural Research: Proceedings of the by International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"Pollen stainability, 2n pollen production, and cytological mechanisms of 2n ... About two thirds of the haploids had poor pollen stainability and were ..."

2. The Philosophy of Radio-activity: Or, Selective Involution by Eugene Coleman Savidge (1914)
"Bacteriology rests upon the stainability of the different bacteria. Thus the distant color of ... There is an ETERNAL CONSTANT in the stainability of each. ..."

3. A Contribution to the Morphology and Biology of the Stentors by Herbert Parlin Johnson (1893)
"In situ, from living specimen. Zeiss, -. FIG. 52. A conjugated pair in Stage H of Maupas. The fragmented mega- nucleus yet retains its normal stainability. ..."

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