Golgi stain

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

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.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.