Definition of rhodamine
: any of a group of yellowish-red to blue fluorescent dyes; especially : a brilliant bluish-red dye made by fusing an amino derivative of phenol with phthalic anhydride and used especially in coloring paper and as a biological stain
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In the photos on this page, researchers with David Kaplan’s Watershed Ecology Lab at the University of Florida used non-toxic rhodamine WT fluorescent dye as a tracer.
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Origin and Etymology of rhodamine
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1888See Words from the same year
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