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ac·ri·fla·vine(ak'ri-flā'vin), [C.I. 46000]
An acridine dye, formerly used as a topical and urinary antiseptic, and also used as one of Kasten fluorescent Schiff reagents to reveal polysaccharides and DNA.
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A brown or orange powder, C14H14N3Cl, derived from acridine and formerly used as a topical antiseptic.
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acriflavineAn orange powder derived from acridine and used, in solution, as an antiseptic for skin cleansing and wound irrigation.
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