anthrapurpurin

noun an·thra·pur·pu·rin \ ˌan(t)thrəˈpərp(y)ərə̇n \

Definition of anthrapurpurin

plural -s
:an orange crystalline compound C14H5O2(OH)3 found in commercial synthetic alizarin and also made separately; 1,2,7-trihydroxy-anthraquinone

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Origin and Etymology of anthrapurpurin

International Scientific Vocabulary anthr- + purpurin


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