- any of a class of compounds containing a ring composed of one atom each of sulfur and nitrogen and four atoms of carbon.
Origin of thiazine
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- any of a group of organic compounds containing a ring system composed of four carbon atoms, a sulphur atom, and a nitrogen atom
- Any of a class of organic chemical compounds containing a ring composed of one sulfur atom, one nitrogen atom, and four carbon atoms, used in making dyes.
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