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Meaning of hematoxylin

he•ma•tox•y•lin

Pronunciation: (hē"mu-tok'su-lin, hem"u-), [key]
— n.
  1. a colorless or pale-yellow, crystalline compound, CHO&syl;3HO, the coloring material of logwood: used as a mordant dye and as an indicator.
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