methyl orange


Definition of METHYL ORANGE

:  an alkaline dye used as a chemical indicator

First Known Use of METHYL ORANGE


methyl orange

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METHYL ORANGE

:  a basic azo dye C14H14N3NaO3S that is used chiefly as an acid-base indicator and whose dilute solution is yellow when neutral and pink when acid


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