methine

noun
meth·​ine | \ ˈmeˌthēn, -thə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of methine

: methylidyne used especially in names of classes of cyanine dyes and other polymethine dyes

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History and Etymology for methine

International Scientific Vocabulary meth- + -ine

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“Methine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methine. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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