phenazine

noun

phen·​a·​zine ˈfe-nə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenazine (audio)
: a yellowish crystalline base C12H8N2 used especially in organic synthesis

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First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phenazine was in 1886

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“Phenazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenazine. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

phenazine

noun
phen·​azine ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenazine (audio)
: a yellowish crystalline base C12H8N2 that is the parent compound of many dyes and a few antibiotics

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