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