xanthene dye

xanthene dye

noun Chemistry.
any of a group of dyes having a molecular structure related to that of xanthene in which the aromatic (C 6 H 4 ) groups are the chromophore.

Origin:
1925–30

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To xanthene dye
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

xanthene dye n.
Any of the brilliant fluorescent yellow to pink to bluish red dyes having xanthene central to their molecular structure.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature