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car·mine

(kar'min, kar'mēn), [C.I. 75470]
Red coloring matter used as a histology stain produced from coccinellin derived from cochineal; treatment of coccinellin with alum forms an aluminum lake of carminic acid, the essential constituent of carmine.
[Mediev. L. carminus, contr. fr. carmisinus, fr. Ar. qirmizē, the cochineal insect]

carmine

/car·mine/ (kahr´min) a red coloring matter used as a histologic stain.
indigo carmine  indigotindisulfonate sodium.

car·mine

(kahr'mēn)
[CI 75470] Red coloring matter used as a histology stain, derived from cochineal.
[Mediev. L. carminus, contr. fr. carmisinus, fr. Ar. qirmizē, the cochineal insect]
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