pyronine

noun
py·​ro·​nine | \ ˈpī-rə-ˌnēn How to pronounce pyronine (audio) \

Definition of pyronine

: any of several basic xanthene dyes used chiefly as biological stains

First Known Use of pyronine

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pyronine

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

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“Pyronine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyronines. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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pyronine

noun
py·​ro·​nine | \ ˈpī-rə-ˌnēn How to pronounce pyronine (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyronine

: any of several basic xanthene dyes used chiefly as biological stains

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