erythrosin definition

  • noun:
    • A red compound created because of the oxidation of tyrosin.
    • A red dyestuff acquired from fluorescein because of the action of iodine.
    • A red compound formed by the oxidation of tyrosin.
    • A red dyestuff obtained from fluoresce├»n because of the action of iodine.
    • A coal-tar colour of the xanthene kind, the salt or potassium sodium of tetra-iodofluorescein. It dyes wool and silk bluish red or pink in a somewhat acidic shower. Also referred to as erythrosin B, erythrosin D, eosin J, pyrosine B, and iodeosine B.

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