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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes.

Usage examples (2)
  • Stained tissue culture cells and thin sections were labeled with either fluorescent dyes or common histology stains such as eosin, fast green, and safranin.
  • To visualize xylem strands, tissues were stained for 5 min with safranin-O (1% w/v in 95% ethanol) and dipped momentarily into 95% ethanol to wash out excess stain,... for more
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