- negative staining
: a method of demonstrating the form of small objects (as bacteria) by surrounding them with a stain that they do not take up so that they appear as sharply outlined unstained bright bodies on a colored ground
* * *negative staining,the immersing of small organisms, such as viruses, in a stain which does not color them, so their forms appear clearly defined against the colored background.
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