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

Definition of triphenylformazan

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of triphenylformazan

triphenyl- + formazan

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