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acridine yellow

Pronunciation: ak′ri-dēn yel′ō

Definition: A faintly yellow solution with strong bluish-violet fluorescence; used as a topical antiseptic and as a fluorescent stain in histology.

Synonym(s): 5-aminoacridine hydrochloride, 9-aminoacridine hydrochloride

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