acridine yellow


A faintly yellow solution with strong bluish-violet fluorescence used as a topical antiseptic and as a fluorescent stain in histology.

Nearby words

  1. aortic ostium,
  2. aortic plexus,
  3. aortic septal defect,
  4. aortic sinus,
  5. aortic stenosis,
  6. aortic vestibule,
  7. aortic window,
  8. aortic-body tumor,
  9. aorticopulmonary septal defect,
  10. aortitis

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