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[fen-uh-zeen, -zin] /ˈfɛn əˌzin, -zɪn/

noun, Chemistry.
a yellow, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 1 2 H 8 N 2 , used in organic synthesis chiefly in the manufacture of dyes.
a yellow crystalline tricyclic compound that is the parent compound of many azine dyes and some antibiotics. Formula: C6H4N2C6H4


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