tetrazine

noun tet·ra·zine \ˈte‧trəˌzēn, -zə̇n\

Definition of tetrazine

plural

-s

  1. 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. 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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