thiazine

thiazine

[thahy-uh-zeen, -zin]
noun Chemistry.
any of a class of compounds containing a ring composed of one atom each of sulfur and nitrogen and four atoms of carbon.

Origin:
1895–1900; thi- + azine

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thiazine (ˈθaɪəˌziːn, -ˌzaɪn)
 
n
any of a group of organic compounds containing a ring system composed of four carbon atoms, a sulphur atom, and a nitrogen atom

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thiazine thi·a·zine (thī'ə-zēn') or thi·a·zin (-zĭn)
n.
Any of a class of organic chemical compounds containing a ring composed of one sulfur atom, one nitrogen atom, and four carbon atoms, used in making dyes.

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thiazine

any of three organic compounds of the heterocyclic series, having molecular structures that include a ring of four atoms of carbon and one each of nitrogen and sulfur.

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