[ thahy-uh-zeen, -zin ]
/ ˈθaɪ əˌzin, -zɪn /

noun Chemistry.

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

First recorded in 1895–1900; thi- + azine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for thiazine

/ (ˈθaɪəˌziːn, -ˌzaɪn) /


any of a group of organic compounds containing a ring system composed of four carbon atoms, a sulphur atom, and a nitrogen atom
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Medicine definitions for thiazine

[ thīə-zēn′ ]


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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