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Fluorescein

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Noun

1. fluorescein, fluoresceine, fluorescent dye, resorcinolphthalein

a yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted; used as an absorption indicator when silver nitrate solution is added to sodium chloride in order to precipitate silver chloride (turns pink when no chloride ions are left in solution and negative fluorescein ions are then absorbed)

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Fluorescein

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noun
an orange-red crystalline compound that in aqueous solution exhibits a greenish-yellow fluorescence in reflected light and is reddish-orange in transmitted light: used as a marker in sea water and as an indicator. Formula: C20H12O5

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Fluorescein

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noun
a yellowish-red, crystalline compound, C20H12O5, made synthetically from resorcinol and phthalic anhydride: a dilute alkaline solution appears green by reflected light and red by transmitted light: used as a textile dye, a liquid coloring, and, in medicine, an intravenous diagnostic aid

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Fluorescein

see synonyms of fluorescein
n.
An orange-red compound, C20H12O5, that exhibits intense fluorescence in alkaline solution and is used in medicine for diagnostic purposes, in oceanography as a tracer, and as a textile dye.

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