thiazine

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noun thi·a·zine \ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\

Definition of thiazine

  1. :  any of various compounds that are characterized by a ring composed of four carbon atoms, one sulfur atom, and one nitrogen atom and include some important as dyes and others as tranquilizers — compare phenothiazine

Origin and Etymology of thiazine

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + azine


First Known Use: 1900


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thiazine

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noun thi·a·zine \ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of thiazine

  1. :  any of various compounds that are characterized by a ring composed of four carbon atoms, one sulfur atom, and one nitrogen atom and include some that are important as dyes and others that are important as tranquilizers—see phenothiazine


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