golgi method

golgi method
Usage: usually capitalized G
Etymology: after C. Golgi
: a method of preparing tissues for the study of nerves by using potassium bichromate and silver nitrate

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  • Golgi method — n a method of preparing nerve tissue for study using potassium dichromate and silver nitrate that is effective because a few of the neurons are stained completely and stand out from the rest which are not stained at all …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi's method — is a nervous tissue staining technique discovered by Italian physician and scientist Camillo Golgi (1843 1926) in 1873. It was initially named the black reaction ( la reazione nera ) by Golgi, but it became better known as the Golgi stain or… …   Wikipedia

  • Golgi — Camillo, Italian histologist and Nobel laureate, 1843–1926. See G. apparatus, G. complex, G. corpuscle, G. tendon organ, G. internal reticulum, G. zone, G. cells, under cell, G. osmiobichromate fixative, G. stain, G. Mazzoni corpuscle, Holmgrén G …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi, Camillo — born July 7, 1843/44, Corteno, Italy died Jan. 21, 1926, Pavia Italian physician and cytologist. He devised a way to stain nerve tissue and with it discovered a neuron, now called the Golgi cell, that has many short, branching extensions… …   Universalium

  • Golgi , Camillo — (1843–1926) Italian cytologist and histologist Born at Corteno near Brescia (now in Italy), Golgi studied medicine at Pavia University and thereafter mainly concerned himself with research on cells and tissues. In 1873, while serving as physician …   Scientists

  • Golgi — I. adjective Date: 1891 of or relating to the Golgi apparatus, Golgi bodies, or a method of staining nerve tissue < Golgi vesicles > II. biographical name Camillo 1843(or 1844) 1926 Italian physician …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Camillo Golgi — Infobox Scientist name = Camillo Golgi image width = 150px caption = Camillo Golgi, 1906 birth date = birth date|1843|7|7|mf=y birth place = Corteno, Italy death date = death date and age|1926|01|21|1843|7|7 death place = Pavia, Italy residence …   Wikipedia

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  • Theoretical neuromorphology — Morphology is the science of forms independent of the substance and size of objects or figures. Theoretical neuromorphology is the study and the use of logical and mathematical techniques and concepts allowing the study of shapes and connectivity …   Wikipedia

  • potassium dichromate — n a soluble salt K2Cr2O7 forming large orange red crystals that is used as an oxidizing agent and in the Golgi method of staining nerve tissue called also potassium bichromate * * * K2Cr2O7, an oxidizing agent used in Zenker fixative and other… …   Medical dictionary

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