carbazole

noun car·ba·zole \ ˈkär-bə-ˌzōl \

Definition of carbazole

: a crystalline slightly basic cyclic compound C12H9N found in anthracene and used in making dyes

Origin and Etymology of carbazole

International Scientific Vocabulary carb- + az- + -ole


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carbazole

noun car·ba·zole \ ˈkär-bə-ˌzōl \

medical Definition of carbazole

: a crystalline slightly basic cyclic compound C12H9N found in anthracene and used in making dyes and in testing for carbohydrates (as sugars)

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