triphenylmethane-dye

triphenylmethane dye

noun Chemistry.
any of a great number of dyes, as gentian violet, fuchsin, and rosaniline, produced from triphenylmethane by replacement of the ring hydrogen atoms with hydroxy, amino, sulfo, or other atoms or groups.

Origin:
1930–35

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triphenylmethane dye tri·phen·yl·meth·ane dye (trī-fěn'əl-měth'ān', -fē'nəl-)
n.
Any of a group of dyes used as nuclear, cytoplasmic, and connective tissue stains.

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