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1. Variant of flavin.
2. Any of several acridine derivatives, such as acriflavine, formerly used as antiseptics.


1. (Elements & Compounds) another name for acriflavine hydrochloride
2. (Elements & Compounds) a variant spelling of flavin


(ˈfleɪ vɪn)

any of a group of yellow nitrogen-containing pigments, as riboflavin, that function as coenzymes.
[< German Flavine (1933) < Latin flāv(us) yellow + German -ine -in1]
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