rhodamine

[roh-duh-meen, -min]
noun Chemistry.
1.
a red dye obtained by heating an alkyl aminophenol with phthalic anhydride.
2.
any of various related dyes.

Origin:
1885–90; rhod- + amine

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rhodamine (ˈrəʊdəˌmiːn, -mɪn)
 
n
any one of a group of synthetic red or pink basic dyestuffs used for wool and silk. They are made from phthalic anhydride and aminophenols
 
[C20: from rhodo- + amine]

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In their test of the valves, the researchers used a dye called rhodamine as the guest molecule.
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