glycin

noun

gly·​cin
ˈglīsᵊn
variants or less commonly glycine
How to pronounce glycin (audio)
-īˌsēn
plural -s
: a poisonous compound HOC6H4NHCH2COOH used in photography as a fine-grain developer; N -(para -hydroxy-phenyl)glycine

Word History

Etymology

probably from glycine

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“Glycin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycin. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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