phloxine
A red acid dye used as a cytoplasmic stain in histology.

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phlox·ine 'fläk-.sēn, -sən n either of two acid dyes or their sodium salts that are derivatives of eosin and are used chiefly as biological stains and organic pigments:
a) one containing two atoms of chlorine in each molecule called also phloxine B
b) one containing four atoms of chlorine in each molecule

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