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UMLS ID - C0013343
Semantic Type Listed - Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid
Definition - Chemical substances that are used to stain and color other materials. The coloring may or may not be permanent. Dyes can also be used as therapeutic agents and test reagents in medicine and scientific research. (MSH); used in CCDB to refer to a non-specific agent such as Lucifer Yellow that may be injected into a cell
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