an orange-brown, granular solid, c 14 h 14 n 3 cl: used chiefly in medicine as an antiseptic.
a brownish or orange-red powder used in medicine as an antiseptic and disinfectant. formula: c14h14n3cl
acriflavine ac·ri·fla·vine (āk’rə-flā’vēn’, -vĭn)
a brown or orange powder derived from acridine and used as a topical antiseptic.
- Acriflavine hydrochloride
the reddish-brown, crystalline, water-soluble hydrochloride of acriflavine, used similarly. noun a red crystalline water-soluble solid substance obtained from acriflavine and used as an antiseptic also called flavine
a brand name for an acrylic fiber used in textiles, characterized chiefly by softness, strength, and wrinkle-resistant properties. noun trademark an acrylic fibre or fabric, characterized by strength, softness, and crease-resistance and used for clothing, upholstery, carpets, etc
caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.: an acrimonious answer; an acrimonious dispute. historical examples “tell it to whom you like, my good man,” replied brigitte, acrimoniously. the lesser bourgeoisie honore de balzac i do not mean to intimate that the subject absolutely and acrimoniously annoyed our hero. miss ravenel’s conversion from secession […]
any of various microfossils, of unknown biological affinities, having a central cavity enclosed by a wall of chiefly organic composition.
not . medicine/medical. (of a disease) not showing a crisis. acritical a·crit·i·cal (ā-krĭt’ĭ-kəl, ə-krĭt’-) adj. not critical; not marked by crisis. indeterminate, especially concerning prognosis.