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.

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