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brilliant green

brilliant green in Medicine

brilliant green n.
An indicator dye that changes from yellow to green at pH 0.0 to 2.6 and is also used as a topical antiseptic and as a selective bacteriostatic agent in culture media.

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  • I know not; the cistus is brown now, the rest all deep and brilliant green.

  • All that side was brilliant green, the other side with the elm tree was dark.

    Father Sergius Leo Tolstoy
  • The one was of the most brilliant green, the other of the deepest ultramarine.

  • It was surrounded by lofty beech-trees of brilliant green foliage.

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  • I know not; the cistus is brown now, the rest all deep or brilliant green.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The grass was a brilliant green, for it was- 50 - now the month of September.

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  • brilliant green in summer, they become streaked with crimson and yellow.

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  • The room dissolved around him in a glare of brilliant green.

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  • The uniforms were a brilliant green, with a white band across the chest.

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