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thioflavine

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noun thio·fla·vine \ -ˈflā-ˌvēn \
variants: also thioflavin play \-ˈflā-vən\

medical Definition of thioflavine

:either of two yellow thiazole dyes used as biological stains as well as in dyeing or making organic pigments

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