chrysogen definition

  • noun:
    • A yellow crystalline material extracted from crude anthracene.
    • A yellow crystalline compound extracted from crude anthracene.
    • An orange-colored hydrocarbon of as yet not known structure found in crude anthracene. It melts at 280–290° C. and is almost insoluble in benzene and glacial acetic acid.
    • A yellow crystalline substance obtained from crude anthracene.
    • A yellow crystalline compound obtained from crude anthracene.
    • An orange-colored hydrocarbon of not known composition present crude anthracene. It melts at 280–290° C. and is virtually insoluble in benzene and glacial acetic acid.
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