acriflavine


ac·ri·fla·vine

noun \ˌa-krə-ˈflā-ˌvēn, -vən\

Definition of ACRIFLAVINE

:  a yellow dye C14H14N3Cl used as an antiseptic especially for wounds

Origin of ACRIFLAVINE

acridine + flavine
First Known Use: 1917

ac·ri·fla·vine

noun \ˌak-rə-ˈflā-ˌvēn, -vən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACRIFLAVINE

: a yellow acridine dye C14H14N3Cl obtained by methylation of proflavine as red crystals or usually in admixture with proflavine as a deep orange powder and used often in the form of its reddish brown hydrochloride as an antiseptic especially for wounds

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