hematein[hē′mə tē′in, hem′ə-]
a reddish-brown, crystalline dye, CHO, obtained from logwood extracts by oxidation and used as a stain and indicator
Origin of hematein; from hemat(oxylin) + -in
A reddish-brown crystalline compound, C16H12O6, used as an indicator and a biological stain.
(countable and uncountable, plural hemateins)
- An oxidized derivative of haematoxylin, used in staining.