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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“Triphenylformazan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/triphenylformazan. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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