xanthene dye

noun

Definition of xanthene dye

  1. :  any of various brilliant fluorescent yellow to pink to bluish-red dyes that are characterized by the presence of the xanthene nucleus

First Known Use of xanthene dye

1930


Medical Dictionary

xanthene dye

noun

Medical Definition of xanthene dye

  1. :  any of various brilliant fluorescent yellow to pink to bluish red dyes that are characterized by the presence of the xanthene nucleus

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