rhodamine

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noun, often capitalized rho·da·mine \ˈrō-də-ˌmēn\

Definition of rhodamine

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of rhodamine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1888


Medical Dictionary

rhodamine

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noun rho·da·mine \ˈrōd-ə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of rhodamine

  1. :  any of a group of yellowish red to blue fluorescent dyes; especially :  rhodamine b


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