Definition: 'Masson-Fontana Ammoniac Silver Stain'
Masson-Fontana ammoniac silver stainType: Term
Pronunciation: mah-sawn[h]′ fon-tah′nă
1. a stain used to demonstrate melanin and argentaffin granules.
Synonyms: Fontana-Masson silver stain
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