azacyanine

noun
aza·​cyanine | \ ˌazə + \
variants: or azacyanine dye

Definition of azacyanine

: any of a class of dyes differing from the cyanines in that the chain joining the heterocyclic rings contains one or more nitrogen atoms

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History and Etymology for azacyanine

aza- + cyanine

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“Azacyanine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azacyanine. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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