Erythrosin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Erythrosin (Chem) A red substance formed by the oxidation of tyrosin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n erythrosin A coal-tar color of the xanthene type, the sodium or potassium salt of tetra-iodofluorescein. It dyes wool and silk bluish red or pink in a slightly acid bath. Also called erythrosin B, erythrosin D, eosin J, pyrosine B, and iodeosine B.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'eryqro`s red

Usage

In literature:

Erythrosine "Y" brand 1 part.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889" by Various
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