• Definition for "isatin"
    • The indole derivative 1H-indole-2,3-dione, utilized in the forming…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "isatin"
    • Isatis I. indigotica or I. tinctoria,…
    • View More

isatin definition

  • noun:
    • The indole derivative 1H-indole-2,3-dione, utilized in the forming of dyes.
    • An orange-red crystalline compound, C8H5NO2, gotten by the oxidation of indigo-blue. It is also produced from certain derivatives of benzoic acid, and is one essential supply of artificial indigo.
    • A compound (C8H5NO2) acquired by oxidizing indigo.
53 votes

How would you define isatin?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!