erythrosin

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noun eryth·ro·sin \i-ˈrith-rə-sən\
variants: or less commonly

erythrosine

\i-ˈrith-rə-sən, -ˌsēn\

Definition of erythrosin

  1. :  any of several dyes made from fluorescein that yield reddish shades

Origin and Etymology of erythrosin

International Scientific Vocabulary erythr- + eosin


First Known Use: circa 1882


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