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Janus green

noun

Definition of JANUS GREEN

:  a basic azine dye used especially as a vital biological stain (as for mitochondria)
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Origin of JANUS GREEN

probably from Janus, a trademark
First Known Use: 1898
Medical Dictionary

Janus green

noun Ja·nus green \ˈjā-nəs-ˈgrēn\

Medical Definition of JANUS GREEN

:  a basic azine dye used especially as a biological stain (as for mitochondria)

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