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Pronunciation: kris'oy-din

Definition: A dye (MW 249) made from aniline, used in histology and as an indicator (changing from orange to yellow at pH 4–7); also employed as a substitute for Bismarck brown. Chrysoidin citrate and chrysoidin thiocyanate are used as antiseptics.

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