hematoxylin

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he·ma·tox·y·lin

noun \ˌhē-mə-ˈtäk-sə-lən\

Definition of HEMATOXYLIN

:  a crystalline phenolic compound C16H14O6 found in logwood and used chiefly in biological staining

Origin of HEMATOXYLIN

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin Haematoxylon, plant genus
First Known Use: circa 1847

he·ma·tox·y·lin

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEMATOXYLIN

: a crystalline phenolic compound C16H14O6 found in logwood and used chiefly as a biological stain because of its ready oxidation to hematein

Variants of HEMATOXYLIN

he·ma·tox·y·lin or chiefly British hae·ma·tox·y·lin \ˌhē-mə-ˈtäk-sə-lən\

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