Variant of eosin
- a rose-colored dye, CHOBr, prepared by brominating fluorescein and used to color inks, fabrics, etc. and to stain tissues
- its sodium or potassium salt, used as a reddish dye and as a stain in microscopy
- any of various similar red dyes
Origin: < Gr ēōs, dawn (see eo-) + -in
- eosinic adjective
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