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acriflavine

[ak-ruh-fley-vin, -veen] /ˌæk rəˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
an orange-brown, granular solid, C 14 H 14 N 3 Cl: used chiefly in medicine as an antiseptic.
Also called neutral acriflavine, euflavine, trypaflavine neutral.
Origin of acriflavine
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; acri(dine) + -flavin
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British Dictionary definitions for acriflavine

acriflavine

/ˌækrɪˈfleɪvɪn; -viːn/
noun
1.
a brownish or orange-red powder used in medicine as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Formula: C14H14N3Cl
Word Origin
C20: from acridine + flavin
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acriflavine in Medicine

acriflavine ac·ri·fla·vine (āk'rə-flā'vēn', -vĭn)
n.
A brown or orange powder derived from acridine and used as a topical antiseptic.

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