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phenazine

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noun phen·a·zine \ˈfe-nə-ˌzēn\

Definition of phenazine

  1. :  a yellowish crystalline base C12H8N2 used especially in organic synthesis



Origin of phenazine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1893


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phenazine

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noun phen·azine \ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of phenazine

  1. :  a yellowish crystalline base C12H8N2 that is the parent compound of many dyes and a few antibiotics




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