Aniline vs Metachromasia - What's the difference?

aniline | metachromasia |


As nouns the difference between aniline and metachromasia

is that aniline is (organic compound) the simplest aromatic amine, c6h5nh2, synthesized by the reduction of nitrobenzene; it is a colourless oily basic poisonous liquid used in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals while metachromasia is a characteristic change in the colour of staining carried out in biological tissues, exhibited by certain aniline dyes when they bind to particular substances present in these tissues, called chromotropes.

aniline

English

Noun

(wikipedia aniline) (en noun)
  • (organic compound) The simplest aromatic amine, C6H5NH2, synthesized by the reduction of nitrobenzene; it is a colourless oily basic poisonous liquid used in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals.
  • Synonyms

    * aminobenzene * phenylamine

    Derived terms

    * polyaniline

    metachromasia

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • A characteristic change in the colour of staining carried out in biological tissues, exhibited by certain aniline dyes when they bind to particular substances present in these tissues, called chromotropes.
  • Synonyms

    * metachromasy

    Antonyms

    * orthochromasy