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saf·ra·nin(săf′rə-nĭn) also saf·ra·nine (-nēn′, -nĭn)
Any of a family of dyes based on phenazine, used chiefly as biological stains.
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safranine(ˈsæfrənɪn; -ˌniːn) or
(Dyeing) any of a class of azine dyes, used for textiles and biological stains
[C19: from French safran saffron + -ine2]
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saf•ra•nine(ˈsæf rəˌnin, -nɪn)
1. any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes.
2. a purplish red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.
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|Noun||1.||safranine - any of a class of chiefly red organic dyes|
pheno-safranine - a purplish red water-soluble dye used in microscopy
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