thiazine


thi·a·zine

noun \ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\

Definition of THIAZINE

:  any of various compounds that are characterized by a ring composed of four carbon atoms, one sulfur atom, and one nitrogen atom and include some important as dyes and others as tranquilizers — compare phenothiazine

Origin of THIAZINE

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + azine
First Known Use: 1900

thi·a·zine

noun \ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THIAZINE

: any of various compounds that are characterized by a ring composed of four carbon atoms, one sulfur atom, and one nitrogen atom and include some that are important as dyes and others that are important as tranquilizers—see phenothiazine

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