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ethidium bromide

noun ethid·ium bromide \e-ˈthi-dē-əm-\

Definition of ETHIDIUM BROMIDE

:  a fluorescent mutagenic biological dye C21H20BrN3 that is used especially to stain nucleic acids

Origin of ETHIDIUM BROMIDE

ethyl + -id + -ium
First Known Use: circa 1959

ethidium bromide

noun ethid·ium bromide \e-ˈthid-ē-əm-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ETHIDIUM BROMIDE

:  a fluorescent mutagenic biological dye C21H20BrN3 that is used especially to stain nucleic acids

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