eosin

Tetrabromofluorescein, a red dye used extensively in histology, for example in the standard H & E (haematoxylin/ eosin) stain used in routine pathology.

Eosin

Eosin is a fluorescent red dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein. It can be used to stain cytoplasm, collagen and muscle fibers for examination under the microscope. Structures that stain readily with eosin are termed eosinophilic. ==Etymology== The name Eosin comes from Eos, the Ancient Greek word for `dawn` and the name of th.....
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eosin

(e´o-sin) any of a class of rose-colored stains or dyes, all being bromine derivatives of fluorescein; eosin Y, the sodium salt of tetrabromofluorescein, is much used in histologic and laboratory procedures.
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eosin

(from the article `radiation`) Actually there are many organic substances and various materials of biologic origin that make cells sensitive to light. When eosin is added to a ...
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eosin

[n] - a red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein
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Eosin

• (n.) A yellow or brownish red dyestuff obtained by the action of bromine on fluorescein, and named from the fine rose-red which it imparts to silk. It is also used for making a fine red ink. Its solution is fluorescent.
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eosin

<protein> A red, fluorescent, bromine-containing, water-insoluble dye usedmainly in toner and cosmetics. ... A red or brown potassium or sodium salt of the above dye, it is usedas a biological stain and in pharmaceuticals. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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eosin

bromeosin noun a red fluorescent dye resulting from the action of bromine on fluorescein; used in cosmetics and as a biological stain for studying cell structures
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Eosin

E'o·sin noun [ Greek ... dawn.] (Chemistry) A yellow or brownish red dyestuff obtained by the action of bromine on fluoresceïn, and named from the fine rose- red which it imparts to silk. It is also used for making a fine red ink. Its solution is fluorescent.
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eosin

eosin Any of several synthetic dyes, including bluish and yellow ones. They are used to stain tissues for microscopic examinations.
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Eosin

Eosin is a red acidic dye, much used in medicine for staining biological specimens for microscopic examination, usually with contrasting blue alkaline dye; different components of the specimen taking up one colour or the other.
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Eosin

Eosin is one of the coal-tar colours, the potassium or sodium salt of tetrabromo-flourescein. It is a red substance which possesses brilliant fluorescence in alkaline solution. It is used in acid solution as a red dye for wool and silk and is also used in red ink.
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eosin

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē′ō-sin Definitions: 1. A derivative of fluorescein used as a fluorescent acid dye for cytoplasmic stains and counterstains in histology and in Romanowsky-type blood stains.
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