bromthymol blue

noun
brom·​thy·​mol blue | \ ˌbrōm-ˈthī-ˌmȯl- How to pronounce bromthymol blue (audio) \
variants: or bromothymol blue \ ˌbrō-​mō-​ˈthī-​ˌmȯl-​ How to pronounce bromthymol blue (audio) \

Definition of bromthymol blue

: a dye derived from thymol that is an acid-base indicator

First Known Use of bromthymol blue

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Bromthymol blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bromthymol%20blue. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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