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Medical Term:

xanthene

Pronunciation: zan'then

Definition:

  1. The basic structure of many natural products, drugs, dyes (fluorescein, pyronin, eosins), indicators, pesticides, antibiotics, etc.
  2. A class of molecules based upon xanthene (1).
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