gram method definition

  • noun:
    • a staining strategy accustomed classify germs; micro-organisms are stained with gentian violet after which addressed with Gram's solution; after being decolorized with alcoholic beverages and addressed with safranine and washed in water, those who wthhold the gentian violet are Gram-positive and people that do not retain it tend to be Gram-negative

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