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acridine orange

acridine orange

noun

Definition of ACRIDINE ORANGE

:  a basic orange dye structurally related to acridine and used especially to stain nucleic acids

First Known Use of ACRIDINE ORANGE

circa 1909

acridine orange

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACRIDINE ORANGE

:  a basic orange dye structurally related to acridine and used especially to stain nucleic acids

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