thiazine

noun

thi·​a·​zine ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce thiazine (audio)
: 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

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + azine

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of thiazine was in 1900

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“Thiazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiazine. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

thiazine

noun
thi·​a·​zine ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce thiazine (audio)
: 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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