vital red

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vi·tal red

(vī'tăl red), [C.I. 23570]
Trisodium salt of a sulfonated diazo dye (a ditolyl group diazotized to sulfonated aminonaphthalene residues), used as a vital stain.
Synonym(s): brilliant vital red

vi·tal red

(vī'tăl red)
[C.I. 23570] Trisodium salt of a sulfonated diazo dye, used as a vital stain.

vital red

A stain used in preparing tissues for microscopic examination.
See also: red

vital

pertaining to life; necessary to life.

vital capacity
the greatest volume of gas that, following maximum inspiration, can be expelled during a complete, slow, unforced expiratory maneuver; equal to inspiratory capacity plus expiratory reserve volume. This is a commonly made and practicable measurement in humans but is not so in animals.
vital red
dye injected into the circulation to estimate blood volume by calculating the concentration of the dye in the plasma.
vital signs
the signs of life, namely pulse, respiration and temperature.
vital statistics
that branch of biometry dealing with the data and laws of animal mortality, morbidity, natality and demography.
vital statistic rate
vital statistics presented as a proportion of a population, e.g. fetal deaths as a percentage of total births. Includes case fatality rate, nonreturn rate at 60 days.