thiazole

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + azole

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of thiazole was in 1888

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“Thiazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiazole. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

thiazole

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