phenolphthalein

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /finɔlˈfθælin/

Etymology[edit]

phenol + phthalein

Noun[edit]

phenolphthalein ‎(countable and uncountable, plural phenolphthaleins)

  1. (chemistry) A quinone derivative used as a pH indicator, and once used as a laxative

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