Definitions for phthaleinˈθæl in, -i ɪn, ˈfθæl-
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any of a range of lactones formed by the reaction of phenols with phthalic anhydride
one of a series of artificial organic dyes made as condensation products of the phenols with phthalic acid, and well represented by phenol phthalein. Their alkaline solutions are fluorescent
Origin: [See Phthalic.]
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