Janus green

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Definition of Janus green 

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

First Known Use of Janus green

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Janus green

probably from Janus, a trademark

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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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