methylene blue


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methylene blue

n.
A heterocyclic aromatic compound, C16H18N3SCl·3H2O, consisting of dark green crystals that form a deep blue solution when dissolved in water. It is used as an antidote for cyanide poisoning, an analytical indicator, and a bacteriological stain.

methylene blue

n
(Elements & Compounds) a dark-green crystalline compound forming a blue aqueous solution, used as a mild antiseptic and biological stain. Formula: C16H18N3SCl.3H2O. Also called: methylthionine chloride

meth′ylene blue′


n.
a dark green, crystalline compound, C16H18ClN3S, that dissolves in water to form a deep blue solution: used chiefly as a dye, as a biological stain, and as an antidote for cyanide poisoning.
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Noun1.methylene blue - a dark green dye used as a stain, an antiseptic, a chemical indicator, and an antidote in cyanide poisoning
thiazine - a compound made up of a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom and one nitrogen atom
stain - (microscopy) a dye or other coloring material that is used in microscopy to make structures visible
Translations

meth·y·lene blue

n. azul de metileno, agente usado como antídoto al cianuro.

methylene blue

n azul m de metileno
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The sample decomposes more than 72% and 99% of methylene blue color in the first 30 and 120 minutes, respectively.
FA from coal modified by hydrothermal treatment using NaOH solutions under various conditions could effectively absorb heavy metals and methylene blue (MB), the adsorption capacity of MB reached 5 x [10.
Methylene blue is the recommended treatment for severe cases of methemoglobinemia.
Methylene blue treatment should be considered in symptomatic or asymptomatic patients with high Met-Hb.
The project will help in recycling and reusing wastes, reducing the concentration of methylene blue or other chemicals used before discharge of industrial waste into the environment.
The project will achieve a number of aims namely recycling and re using of wastes, reducing the concentration of methylene blue or other dries used before discharge of industrial wastes to the environment.
The researchers found that photodynamic therapy and methylene blue delivered directly into the root canal of a human tooth infected with a bacterial biofilm was able to destroy both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, disrupt the biofilms, and reduce the number of bacteria adhering to the tooth.
Starting KHEDEZLA in a patient who is being treated with MAOIs such as linezolid or intravenous methylene blue is also contraindicated because of an increased risk of serotonin syndrome.
2) Confirmation with the Evelyn-Malloy assay is required as follow up since the co-oximeter can falsely read methylene blue as if it was methemoglobin.
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