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Medical Term:

brilliant green

Pronunciation: bril′yant grēn


An indicator dye that changes from yellow to green at pH 0–2.6; also used as a topical antiseptic and as a selective bacteriostatic agent in culture media.

Synonym(s): ethyl green

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