malachite green

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mal·a·chite green

(mal'ă-kīt grēn), [C.I. 42000]
A dye used as a wound antiseptic, as a treatment of mycotic skin infections, and in biologic staining of tissues and bacteria.
[G. malachē, a mallow]

malachite green

A dye used as a stain and antiseptic.
See also: green

mal·a·chite green

(mal'ă-kīt grēn)
[C.I. 42000] Dye used as a wound antiseptic, treatment for mycotic skin infections, and in stains.
[G. malachē, a mallow]

malachite green

a green dye used to stain bacteria and as an antibacterial and antifungal. Used, with great caution, as a treatment of cutaneous mycosis in aquarium fish.

malachite green test
used to determine the completeness of bleedout in an abattoir carcass. Also used to detect the presence of the meat preservative, sodium metabisulfite.