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phloxine

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noun phlox·ine \ˈfläk-ˌsēn, -sən\

Medical Definition of phloxine

  1. :  either of two acid dyes or their sodium salts that are derivatives of eosin and are used chiefly as biological stains and organic pigments:a:  one containing two atoms of chlorine in each molecule—called also phloxine Bb:  one containing four atoms of chlorine in each molecule




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