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magenta

 [mah-jen´tah]
fuchsin or other salt of rosaniline.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

magenta

(mə-jĕn′tə)
n.
1. See fuchsin.
2. A purplish red, one of the subtractive primary colors.
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1. Hue produced by the additive mixture of red and blue. 2. Hue evoked by any combination of wavelengths which act as the complement of a wavelength of 515 nm. See complementary colour.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann