Medical Dictionary

phenanthridinium

noun phe·nan·thri·din·i·um \ fi-ˌnan(t)-thrə-ˈdin-ē-əm \

medical Definition of phenanthridinium

: the ion [C13H9NH]+ derived from phenanthridine and occurring in substituted form in quaternary salts used as trypanocides

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up phenanthridinium? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the significant part of a grievance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!