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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.
1925-30 Unabridged
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xanthene-dye in Medicine

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

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