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Ber·lin blue

(bĕr-lin' blū), [C.I. 77510]
Ferric ferrocyanide; a dye used for injection studies of blood vessels and lymphatics, and in staining of siderocytes.
Synonym(s): Prussian blue

Prussian blue

[prush′ən]
Etymology: Prussia, Germany; ME, blew
a chemical stain used on microscopic preparations. It demonstrates the presence of copper by developing a bright blue color.

Prus·sian blue

(prŭsh'ăn blū)
[CI 77510]
Synonym(s): Berlin blue.

Prussian blue

A solution of potassium ferric hexacyanoferrate, used to treat thallium poisoning and to remove radiocaesium from the body.

Prussian blue

The common name of potassium ferric hexacyanoferrate, a compound approved in the United States for treatment of thallium poisoning. Prussian blue gets its name from the fact that it was first used by artists in 1704 as a dark blue pigment for oil paints. It has also been used in laundry bluing and fabric printing.
Mentioned in: Heavy Metal Poisoning

Prus·sian blue

(prŭsh'ăn blū)
[CI 77510]
Synonym(s): Berlin blue.

Prussian blue,

n.pr a chemical stain used on microscopic preparations. It demonstrates the presence of copper by developing a bright blue color.

Prussian blue

ferric ferrocyanide; a dark blue dye, used to demonstrate ferric iron and in the treatment of chronic thallium poisoning.
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