methylene azure

n.

A dye used as a biological stain and formed by the oxidation of methylene blue.

Nearby words

  1. methylcatechol,
  2. methylcellulose,
  3. methylcyclohexanol,
  4. methyldopa,
  5. methylene,
  6. methylene blue,
  7. methylene chloride,
  8. methylene dioxyamphetamine,
  9. methylene group,
  10. methylene iodide


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