phenazine

noun
phen·​a·​zine | \ ˈfe-nə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenazine (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenazine. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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phenazine

noun
phen·​azine | \ ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenazine (audio) \

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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