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carbazole

Pronunciation: kar′bă-zōl

Definition: Reacts with carbohydrates (including uronates and deoxypentoses) giving colors characteristic of the sugar type; used for assay and analysis of carbohydrates and formaldehyde, and as a dye intermediate; sensitive to ultraviolet light.

Synonym(s): 9-azafluorene, diphenylenimine

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