thionine

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thionine

 [thi´o-nēn]
a dark-green powder, purple in solution, used as a metachromatic stain in microscopy.
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thi·o·nine

(thī'ō-nēn), [C.I. 52000]
Amidophenthiazine; a dark-green powder, giving a purple solution in water; useful as a basic stain in histology for chromatin and mucin because of its metachromatic properties.
Synonym(s): Lauth violet
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thi·o·nine

(thī'ŏ-nēn)
Dark green powder, giving a purple solution in water; useful as a basic stain in histology for chromatin and mucin because of its metachromatic properties.
Synonym(s): Lauth violet.
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