thiazole

noun
thi·​a·​zole | \ ˈthī-ə-ˌzōl How to pronounce thiazole (audio) \

Definition of thiazole

1 : a colorless basic liquid C3H3NS consisting of a 5-membered ring and having an odor like pyridine
2 : any of various thiazole derivatives including some used in medicine and others important as chemical accelerators

First Known Use of thiazole

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for thiazole

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + azole

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The first known use of thiazole was in 1888

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thiazole

noun
thi·​a·​zole | \ ˈthī-ə-ˌzōl How to pronounce thiazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of thiazole

1 : a colorless basic liquid C3H3NS consisting of a 5-membered ring and having an odor like pyridine
2 : any of various thiazole derivatives including some that are used in medicine and others that are important as chemical accelerators

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