Xanthene vs Xanthenic - What's the difference?

xanthene | xanthenic |


As a noun xanthene

is (chemistry) any of a group of tricyclic heterocycles (dibenzopyrans) that are the basis for a range of dyes such as fluorescein and eosin.

As an adjective xanthenic is

(organic chemistry) pertaining to, or derived from xanthene.

xanthene

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) any of a group of tricyclic heterocycles (dibenzopyrans) that are the basis for a range of dyes such as fluorescein and eosin
  • Derived terms

    * xanthene dye

    xanthenic

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (organic chemistry) Pertaining to, or derived from xanthene