phenazine

noun
phen·a·zine | \ ˈfe-nə-ˌzēn \

Definition of phenazine 

: a yellowish crystalline base C12H8N2 used especially in organic synthesis

First Known Use of phenazine

1886, in the meaning defined above

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phenazine

noun
phen·azine | \ ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn \

Medical Definition of phenazine 

: a yellowish crystalline base C12H8N2 that is the parent compound of many dyes and a few antibiotics

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