thiophenine

noun
thi·​oph·​e·​nine | \ thīˈäfəˌnēn, ¦thīəfə̇¦nēn \
plural -s

Definition of thiophenine

: either of two amines (C4H3S)NH2 structurally resembling aniline but stable only when acidified to form salts; amino-thiophene

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History and Etymology for thiophenine

International Scientific Vocabulary thiophene + -ine

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“Thiophenine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiophenine. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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