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/ˌhiːməˈtɒksɪlɪn; ˌhɛm-/
a colourless or yellowish crystalline compound that turns red on exposure to light: obtained from logwood and used in dyes and as a biological stain. Formula: C16H14O6.3H2O
a variant spelling of haematoxylon


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