triphenylmethane

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noun tri·phe·nyl·meth·ane \ˌtrī-ˌfe-nəl-ˈme-ˌthān, -ˌfē-\

Definition of triphenylmethane

  1. :  a crystalline hydrocarbon CH(C6H5)3 that is the parent compound of many dyes

Origin and Etymology of triphenylmethane

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1885


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triphenylmethane

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noun tri·phe·nyl·meth·ane \ˌtrī-ˌfen-əl-ˈmeth-ˌān, -ˌfēn-\

Medical Definition of triphenylmethane

  1. :  a crystalline hydrocarbon CH(C6H5)3 that is the parent compound of many dyes


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