Xanthene Definition

zănthēn
noun
A ring system, C6H4CH2OC6H4, occurring as yellowish, crystalline leaflets in the molecules of many dyes.
Webster's New World

(chemistry) Any of a group of tricyclic heterocycles (dibenzopyrans) that are the basis for a range of dyes such as fluorescein and eosin.

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xanthene
Plural:
xanthenes

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