Definition of phthalocyanine
: a bright greenish-blue crystalline compound C32H18N8; also : any of several metal derivatives that are brilliant fast blue to green dyes or pigments
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Direct Blue 199 dye Made of copper phthalocyanine and sulfur.
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Origin and Etymology of phthalocyanine
International Scientific Vocabulary phthalic acid + -o- + cyanine
First Known Use: 1933See Words from the same year
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