Bonney's blue

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a dye consisting of a mixture of crystal violet and brilliant green. It is used as a skin disinfectant and to demonstrate the presence of a fistula, by instilling it via a cannula and tracing its path. [W. F. V. Bonney (1872–1953), British gynaecologist]

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