hys·​taz·​a·​rin | \ hə̇ˈstazərə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of hystazarin

: a yellow crystalline compound C14H6O2(OH)2 produced along with its isomer alizarin by condensation of phthalic anhydride and pyrocatechol; 2,3-dihydroxy-anthraquinone

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History and Etymology for hystazarin

International Scientific Vocabulary hyst- (from Greek hysteros latter, later) + alizarin; originally formed in German

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