azomethine

noun
az·​o·​methine | \ ˌazō, ˌā + \
plural -s

Definition of azomethine

2 or azomethine compound : any of a class of compounds regarded as derivatives of methylenimine and characterized by the grouping −CH=N− or >C=N− : schiff base used especially of dyes important in color photography

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az- + methine

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“Azomethine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azomethine. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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