Safranin



noun, Chemistry.
1.
any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes, phenazine derivatives, used for dyeing wool, silk, etc.
2.
Also called phenosafranine. a purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C 1 8 H 1 4 N 4 , used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.
noun
1.
any of a class of azine dyes, used for textiles and biological stains

safranine saf·ra·nine (sāf’rə-nēn’, -nĭn) or saf·ra·nin (-nĭn)
n.
Any of a family of dyes based on phenazine, used in the textile industry and as a biological stain.

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