fluorescein


noun Chemistry.

  1. an orange-red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C20H12O5, that in alkaline solutions produces an orange color and an intense green fluorescence: used to trace subterranean waters and in dyes.

noun

  1. an orange-red crystalline compound that in aqueous solution exhibits a greenish-yellow fluorescence in reflected light and is reddish-orange in transmitted light: used as a marker in sea water and as an indicator. Formula: C 20 H 12 O 5

n.

  1. An orange-red compound that exhibits intense fluorescence in alkaline solution and is used in ophthalmology to reveal corneal lesions.

  1. An orange-red crystalline compound that exhibits intense fluorescence in alkaline solution. It is used in medicine for diagnostic purposes, in oceanography as a tracer, and as a textile dye. Chemical formula: C20H12O5.

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