Medical Dictionary

carmine

noun car·mine \ˈkär-mən, -ˌmīn\

Medical Definition of CARMINE

:  a vivid red lake consisting essentially of an aluminum salt of carminic acid made from cochineal and used as a biological stain and as coloring in foods, drugs, and cosmetics; also :  any of various coloring matters (as indigo carmine) other than carmine

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