triphenylformazan

noun
tri·​phenyl·​formazan | \ (¦)trī¦fenᵊl, -fēn-+\

Definition of triphenylformazan

: a red insoluble compound C6H5N=NC(C6H5)=NNHC6H5 obtained by reaction of benzaldehyde phenylhydrazone with benzenediazonium chloride or by reduction of triphenyltetrazolium chloride

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History and Etymology for triphenylformazan

triphenyl- + formazan

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