Definitions for acriflavineˌæk rəˈfleɪ vɪn, -vin

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  1. acriflavine(Noun)

    An antimicrobial flavonoid dye derived from acridine

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  1. Acriflavine

    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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