Definition of tetrazine
1 : any of three isomeric parent compounds C2H2N4 that may be regarded as benzene with four methylidyne groups replaced by nitrogen atoms; especially : the symmetrical or 1,2,4,5-isomer forming very volatile unstable purple-red crystals
2 : any of various derivatives of the tetrazines
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Origin and Etymology of tetrazine
International Scientific Vocabulary tetraz- + -ine
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