<chemistry> A dye in which the azo group is the chromophore and joins benzene or naphthalene rings. Includes a large number of biologic stains, such as Congo red and oil red O; used to promote epithelial growth in the treatment of ulcers, burns, and other wounds; many have anticoagulant action.

(05 Mar 2007)

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