Definition of Phthalide

1. n. A lactone obtained by reduction of phthalyl chloride, as a white crystalline substance; hence, by extension, any one of the series of which phthalide proper is the type.



Definition of Phthalide

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) phthalein ¹

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Medical Definition of Phthalide

1. A lactone obtained by reduction of phthalyl chloride, as a white crystalline substance; hence, by extension, any one of the series of which phthalide proper is the type. Alternative forms: phthalid. Origin: Phthalyl + anhydride. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phthalide

phthalate oxygenase reductase
phthalates
phthalazine
phthalazines
phthalazone
phthalazones
phthalein
phthalein dyes
phthalein test
phthaleins
phthalic
phthalic acid
phthalic acids
phthalic anhydride
phthalic anhydrides
phthalide (current term)
phthalides
phthalidomide
phthalidyltheophylline hydrolase
phthalimide
phthalimides
phthalimidine
phthalimidines
phthalimido
phthalimidyl
phthalin
phthalins
phthalo blue
phthalo green
phthalocyanine

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