Definition of Thionine

1. n. An artificial red or violet dyestuff consisting of a complex sulphur derivative of certain aromatic diamines, and obtained as a dark crystalline powder; -- called also phenylene violet.



Definition of Thionine

1. Noun. (chemistry) An artificial red or violet dyestuff consisting of a complex sulfur derivative of certain aromatic diamines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thionine

1. thionin [n -S] - See also: thionin

Medical Definition of Thionine

1. An artificial red or violet dyestuff consisting of a complex sulphur derivative of certain aromatic diamines, and obtained as a dark crystalline powder. Synonym: phenylene violet. Origin: Gr. Brimstone, sulphur. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thionine

thiometalates
thiometallate
thiometallates
thionaphthene
thionaphthenes
thionate
thionates
thione
thionein
thioneine
thiones
thionic
thionic acid
thionin
thionine (current term)
thionines
thionins
thiono-
thionol
thionoline
thionolines
thionucleosides
thionucleotides
thionyl
thionylamine
thionylamines
thionyls
thiopanic acid
thiopental

Literary usage of Thionine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Fundamental Processes of Dye Chemistry by Hans Eduard Fierz-David (1921)
"If diethylaniline or dimethyl-o-toluidine are used in place of dimethylaniline, the pure greenish Thiazine Blue, also known as thionine Blue, etc., ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1896)
"thionine Blue GO. Zinc double chloride of diethyl- dimethyl-thionine. 4. Méthylène Blue B. Zinc double chloride of tetra- methyl-thionine. 8. ..."

3. Coal Tar Dyes and Intermediates by Edward de Barry Barnett (1919)
"On methylating the leuco- derivative of this he obtained a tetramethyl thionine which proved to be identical with methylene blue : »°USO/U«. ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1896)
"Methylene Blue B. Zinc double chloride of tetra-methyl- thionine. „ 8. ... Toluidine Blue. Zinc double chloride of dimethyl-tolu-thionine. ..."

5. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1889)
"thionine dissolves only slightly even in hot water, but more readily in alcohol, ... thionine and its salts dissolve in strong sulphuric acid with fine ..."

6. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1889)
"thionine dissolves only slightly even in hot water, but more readily in alcohol, ... thionine and its salts dissolve in strong sulphuric acid with fine ..."

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