Definition of Gallein

1. Noun. (organic compound) A red crystalline dyestuff obtained by heating pyrogallic acid and phthalic acid together. ¹



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Definition of Gallein

1. a green dye [n -S]

Medical Definition of Gallein

1. A red crystalline dyestuff, obtained by heating together pyrogallic and phthalic acids. Origin: Pyrogallol + phthalein. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallein

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Literary usage of Gallein

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1. Indicators and Test-papers: Their Source, Preparation, Application, and by Alfred Isaac Cohn (1902)
"Acids, even sulphurous, precipitate the gallein from the solution unchanged. ... With alumina and chromium oxide gallein forms grayish-violet, ..."

2. American Druggist (1888)
"gallein has been recommended several years ago already as an exceedingly delicate ... A small quantity of gallein added to alkaline solutions renders them ..."

3. On the Constitution of Galleïn and Coeruleïn by Charles Edward Brewer (1900)
"Attempts were made to reduce gallein by means of hydrogen sulphide. ... An alcoholic solution of gallein remains unchanged when treated with sulphur dioxide ..."

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