Golgi stain

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A method of staining neurons with potassium bichromate and silver nitrate, introduced in 1900 by the Italian cytologist Camillo Golgi (1844–1926), affecting only a tiny fraction of the neurons in the stained region but revealing them fully or almost fully, exposing their cell bodies, dendrites, and axons. Compare Nissl stain.

Subjects: Psychology.

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