bromeosin vs eosin what difference

what is difference between bromeosin and eosin



bromeosin (countable and uncountable, plural bromeosins)

  1. A fluorescent dye produced by the reaction of bromine with fluorescein.



Borrowed from German Eosin, coined by Heinrich Caro, from Ancient Greek ἠώς (ēṓs, dawn) + -in.


  • IPA(key): /ˈi.əsɪn/


eosin (countable and uncountable, plural eosins)

  1. (organic chemistry) A red, acidic dye commonly used in histological stains.
    • 2000, J. Ochei, A. Kolhatkar, Medical Laboratory Science: Theory And Practice, page 450,
      Eosins are acid xanthene or phthalein dyes. Eosin Y, eosin B, phloxine and erythrosin (which unlike other eosins, is halogenated with iodine), are the common members of this group of dyes.
    • 2012, John D. Bancroft, Christopher Layton, 10: The hemotoxylins and eosin, S. Kim Suvarna, Christopher Layton, John D. Bancroft (editors), Bancroft’s Theory and Practice of Histological Techniques, 7th Edition, page 173,
      The hematoxylin and eosin stain (H&E) is the most widely used histological stain.

Derived terms

  • eosin B
  • eosinic acid
  • eosin Y
  • H&E

Related terms

  • eosinophilic



  • NESOI, Senoi, noise, onsie

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