Definitions for acriflavineˌæk rəˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ac•ri•fla•vineˌæk rəˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin(n.)
an orange-brown, granular solid, C14H14N3Cl, formerly used as an antiseptic.
Origin of acriflavine:
An antimicrobial flavonoid dye derived from acridine
U.S. National Library of Medicine
3,6-Diamino-10-methylacridinium chloride mixt. with 3,6-acridinediamine. Fluorescent dye used as a local antiseptic and also as a biological stain. It intercalates into nucleic acids thereby inhibiting bacterial and viral replication.
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