indocyanine green

A tricarbocyanine dye that binds to serum albumin and is used in blood volume determinations and in liver function tests.

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in·do·cy·a·nine green .in-dō-'sī-ə-.nēn-'grēn, -'sī-ə-nən- n a green dye C43H47N2NaO6S2 used esp. in testing liver blood flow and cardiac output

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[USP] a dye occurring as an olive-brown, dark green, dark blue, or black powder; used intravenously as a diagnostic aid in determination of plasma volume and of blood flow in organs such as the eyes, kidneys, and lungs; in measurement of cardiac output; and in liver function tests.

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