Pronunciation: (ē'u-sin), [key]
1. Also called bromeosin, tetrabromofluorescein. a red, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C20H8Br4O5, derived from fluorescein by bromination: used chiefly as an acid dye for dyeing silk a rose red color and as a histological stain.
2. any of a variety of eosinlike dyes. Also,e•o•sinePronunciation: (ē'u-sin, -sēn"). [key]
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