brilliant green(redirected from Ethyl Green)
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bril·liant green(bril'yant grēn), [C.I. 42040]
An indicator dye that changes from yellow to green at pH 0-2.6; also used as a topical antiseptic and as a selective bacteriostatic agent in culture media.
Synonym(s): ethyl green
A derivative of malachite green, used in staining bacteria.
See also: green
an antiseptic dye used topically.