viologen

noun
vi·​ol·​o·​gen | \ ˈvīələjə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of viologen

: a chloride of any of several bases used as an oxidation-reduction indicator because color is exhibited in the reduced form

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History and Etymology for viologen

violet + -o- + -gen

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“Viologen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viologen. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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