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auramine

[awr-uh-meen, -min] /ˈɔr əˌmin, -mɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a yellow, crystalline solid, C 17 H 22 ClN 3 , soluble in water, alcohol, and ether, used chiefly as a dye for paper and leather.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin aur(um) gold + amine
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Examples for auramine
  • auramine stains should be kept in the dark, and this is true also for stained smears to prevent rapid fading.

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