pyronine[pī′rə nēn′, -nin]
pyronine definition by Webster's New World
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any of a small class of dyes, used esp. as histologic stains
Origin: German pyronin ; from pyro-, pyro- plush -on, -one plush -in, -ine
pyronine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of a group of red dyes used as a biological stain, especially to detect the presence of RNA.
Origin: German Pyronin, originally a trademark.
pyronine - Medical Definition
Any of several xanthene dyes that are ferric chloride complexes and are used in combination with methyl green to stain for RNA, DNA, and bacteria, and as a tracking dye for RNA in electrophoresis.