Definition of eosin in English:
A red fluorescent dye that is a bromine derivative of fluorescein, or one of its salts or other derivatives.
- The sections were then counterstained in eosin, dehydrated, cleared, and mounted with glass coverslips.
- The sections were counterstained with hematoxylin and eosin.
- Eosin Y is an anionic or acid dye in spite of the fact that a solution of the sodium salt of eosin is basic in reaction.
Late 19th century: from Greek ēōs 'dawn' + -in1.
Definition of eosin in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.