|thiazole or thiazol (ˈθaɪəˌzəʊl, ˈθaɪəˌzɒl)|
|1.||a colourless liquid with a pungent smell that contains a ring system composed of three carbon atoms, a sulphur atom, and a nitrogen atom. It is used in dyes and fungicides. Formula: C3H3NS|
|2.||any of a group of compounds derived from this substance that are used in dyes|
|thiazol or thiazol|
|thiazole (thī'ə-zōl') Pronunciation Key
any of a class of organic compounds of the heterocyclic series characterized by a ring structure composed of three carbon atoms, one nitrogen atom, and one sulfur atom. This ring structure occurs in such important biologically active natural products as thiamine (vitamin B1), bacitracin, and the penicillins, and in numerous synthetic drugs, dyes, and industrial chemicals
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