methyl green

noun

Medical Definition of methyl green

: a basic triphenylmethane dye made by adding methyl chloride to crystal violet and used chiefly as a biological stain

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“Methyl green.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methyl%20green. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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