Medical Dictionary

erythrosine

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noun eryth·ro·sine \i-ˈrith-rə-sən, -ˌsēn\
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erythrosin

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Medical Definition of erythrosine

  1. :  a brick-red powdered xanthene dye C20H6I4Na2O5 that is used as a biological stain and in dentistry as an agent to disclose plaque on teeth—called also erythrosine sodium


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