pyronine

noun

py·​ro·​nine ˈpī-rə-ˌnēn How to pronounce pyronine (audio)
: any of several basic xanthene dyes used chiefly as biological stains

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from pyr- + -ine entry 2

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pyronine was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Pyronine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyronine. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

pyronine

noun
py·​ro·​nine ˈpī-rə-ˌnēn How to pronounce pyronine (audio)
: any of several basic xanthene dyes used chiefly as biological stains

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