quinazoline

[ kwi-naz-uh-leen, -lin ]
/ kwɪˈnæz əˌlin, -lɪn /
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noun Chemistry.

a colorless, crystalline, heterocyclic compound, C8H6N2.
any derivative of this compound.

Nearby words

  1. quinacrine hydrochloride,
  2. quinalizarin,
  3. quinarius,
  4. quinary,
  5. quinate,
  6. quince,
  7. quinceañera,
  8. quincentenary,
  9. quincentennial,
  10. quincke's disease

Origin of quinazoline

First recorded in 1885–90; quin(ine) + azole + -ine2

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