gentian violet

gentian violet
noun Usage: often capitalized G&V Date: 1897 any of several dyes or dye mixtures consisting of one or more methyl derivatives of pararosaniline; especially a dark green or greenish mixture used especially as a bactericide, fungicide, and anthelmintic

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  • gentian violet — ► NOUN ▪ a synthetic violet dye used as an antiseptic …   English terms dictionary

  • gentian violet — n. a violet dye used as an antiseptic and as a stain in microscopy …   English World dictionary

  • gentian violet — noun uncount a purple blue liquid that people used to put on injuries to prevent infection …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Gentian violet — Chembox new ImageFile=Methyl Violet 10B.png ImageSize= IUPACName= OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=548 62 9 PubChem=11057 SMILES= MeSHName=Gentian+violet Section2= Chembox Properties Formula=C25H30ClN3 MolarMass=407.979 Appearance …   Wikipedia

  • gentian violet — An unstandardized dye mixture of violet rosanilins: it is also used topically as an antiinfective. See crystal violet. * * * gentian violet n, often cap G&V any of several dyes (as crystal violet) or dye mixtures that consist of one or more… …   Medical dictionary

  • gentian violet — metilvioletinis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Dimetilanilino oksidacijos produktų hidrochloridų mišinys, indikatorius, dažiklis. atitikmenys: angl. crystal violet; gentian violet; methyl violet; pyroactin blue rus. метилвиолет; метиловый… …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gentian violet — 1. noun a) Also known as crystal violet, a chemical dye used in the Gram stain test, and is also a fungicide. Chemically: hexamethyl pararosaniline chloride, CHClN b) A violet colour similar to the gentian flower. 2. adjective Havi …   Wiktionary

  • gentian violet — noun a green crystal (violet in water) used as a dye or stain or bactericide or fungicide or anthelmintic or burn treatment • Syn: ↑crystal violet • Hypernyms: ↑stain, ↑antibacterial, ↑antibacterial drug, ↑bactericide, ↑antifungal, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gentian violet — a dye derived from rosaniline, used in chemistry as an indicator and in medicine as a fungicide, bactericide, anthelmintic, and in the treatment of burns. Also called crystal violet, methylrosaniline chloride. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • gentian violet — noun a synthetic violet dye derived from rosaniline, used as an antiseptic …   English new terms dictionary

  • gentian violet — methyl violet …   The new mediacal dictionary

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