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indophenol

[in-doh-fee-nawl, -nol] /ˌɪn doʊˈfi nɔl, -nɒl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a quinonimine derivative that is the parent substance of the blue and green indophenol dyes.
2.
any derivative of this compound.
3.
any of various related dyes.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; indo- + phenol
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Examples from the web for indophenol
  • Optimization of the indophenol blue method for the automated determination of ammonia in estuarine waters.
  • Ammonium in the sample reacts with phenol and alkaline hypochlorite to form a indophenol blue.
British Dictionary definitions for indophenol

indophenol

/ˌɪndəʊˈfiːnɒl/
noun
1.
a derivative of quinonimine. Formula: HOC6H4NC6H4O
2.
any of a class of derivatives of this compound, esp one of the blue or green dyes that are used for wool and cotton
Word Origin
C19: from indigo + phenol
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