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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
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vi·tal red(vī'tăl red)
[C.I. 23570] Trisodium salt of a sulfonated diazo dye, used as a vital stain.
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A stain used in preparing tissues for microscopic examination.
See also: red
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