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Phenolphthalein

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Noun

1. phenolphthalein

a laxative used in many preparations under various trade names; also used as an acid-base indicator in titrations involving weak acids and strong bases because it is brilliant red at high alkalinity and colorless below pH 8

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Phenolphthalein

see synonyms of phenolphthalein
noun
a colourless crystalline compound used in medicine as a laxative and in chemistry as an indicator. Formula: C20H14O4

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Phenolphthalein

see synonyms of phenolphthalein
noun
a white to pale-yellow, crystalline powder, C20H14O4, used as a laxative, in making dyes, and as an acid-base indicator in chemical analysis: it is red in a solution containing a base and colorless in a solution containing an acid

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Phenolphthalein

see synonyms of phenolphthalein
n.
A white or pale yellow crystalline powder, C20H14O4, used as an acid-base indicator, in making dyes, and formerly in medicine as an over-the-counter laxative.

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