HyperDic: eosin

English > 1 sense of the word eosin:
NOUNsubstanceeosin, bromeosina red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein
English > eosin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein; used in cosmetics and as a biological stain for studying cell structures.
Synonymbromeosin
Broaderfluorescein, fluoresceine, fluorescent dye, resorcinolphthaleinA yellow dye that is visible even when highly diluted
Spanishbromeosin, eosina
Catalanbromeosin, eosina

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