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Medical Term:

rose bengal

Pronunciation: roz' ben'gal

Definition: The sodium salt of tetraiodotetra-chlorfluorescein, used as a stain for bacteria, as a stain in the diagnosis of keratitis sicca, and formerly in liver function tests.

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