flavine


fla·vine

noun \ˈflā-ˌvēn\

Definition of FLAVINE

:  any of a series of yellow acridine dyes (as acriflavine) having antiseptic properties

Origin of FLAVINE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin flavus
First Known Use: circa 1853

fla·vine

noun \ˈflā-ˌvēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLAVINE

: any of a series of yellow acridine dyes (as acriflavine) often used medicinally for their antiseptic properties

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