chrysoidine

noun chry·so·idine \ krə̇ˈsōədə̇n , -ˌdēn \

Definition of chrysoidine

plural -s
1 :a yellow crystalline base C6H5N=NC6H3(NH2)2 made from diazotized aniline and meta-phenylenediamine
2 usually capitalized
a :the reddish brown crystalline mono-hydrochloride of chrysoidine base used chiefly for dyeing leather and paper and as a biological stain called also Chrysoidine G, Chrysoidine Y
b :any of certain other basic azo dyes

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Origin and Etymology of chrysoidine

International Scientific Vocabulary chrysoid- (from Greek chrysoeidēs like gold, from chrys- + -oeidēs -oid) + -ine; originally formed as German chrysoidin


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