phenosafranine

noun
phe·​no·​safranine

Definition of phenosafranine

: a simple red safranine dye made by oxidation of a 1:2 mixture of para-phenylenediamine and aniline and used chiefly as a desensitizer in photography

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History and Etymology for phenosafranine

International Scientific Vocabulary phen- + safranine

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“Phenosafranine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenosafranine. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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