phthalin definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different colorless substances derived from the reduction of phthaleins.
    • A colourless crystalline compound gotten by reduction from phthalein, into which its effortlessly converted by oxidation.
    • the number of which phthalin proper could be the kind.
    • A colorless crystalline substance obtained by decrease from phthale├»n, into which it really is effortlessly transformed by oxidation; hence, anyone of the series of which phthalin proper may be the kind.
    • A substance formed because of the reduced total of a phthalein. See phenolphthalin.
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