acriflavine

noun ac·ri·fla·vine \ ˌa-krə-ˈflā-ˌvēn , -vən \

Definition of acriflavine

:a yellow dye C14H14N3Cl used as an antiseptic especially for wounds

Origin and Etymology of acriflavine

acridine + flavine


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acriflavine

noun ac·ri·fla·vine \ ˌak-rə-ˈflā-ˌvēn , -vən \

medical Definition of acriflavine

:a yellow acridine dye C14H14N3Cl obtained by methylation of proflavine as red crystals or usually in admixture with proflavine as a deep orange powder and used often in the form of its reddish brown hydrochloride as an antiseptic especially for wounds

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