Acriflavine Definition

ăkrə-flāvēn, -vĭn
noun
A brown or orange powder, C14 H14 N3 Cl, derived from acridine and used as a topical antiseptic.
American Heritage
A deep-orange, odorless powder, C14H14N3Cl, prepared from acridine: used as a dye reagent and, esp. formerly, as an antiseptic.
Webster's New World
A brown or orange powder, C14 H14 N3 Cl, derived from acridine and formerly used as a topical antiseptic.
American Heritage Medicine

(medicine) An antimicrobial flavonoid dye derived from acridine.

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Origin of Acriflavine

  • Blend of acridine flavin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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