erythrosine

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Noun[edit]

erythrosine ‎(countable and uncountable, plural erythrosines)

  1. (chemistry) tetraiodo-fluorescein, a cherry-pink fluorone used as a food colouring, in printing inks, and as a biological stain, a dental plaque disclosing agent and a radiopaque medium.

Synonyms[edit]

  • E127 when used as a food colouring