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triphenylmethane

 [tri-fen″il-meth´ān]
a substance from coal tar, the basis of various dyes and stains, including rosaniline, basic fuchsin, and gentian violet.
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triphenylmethane

(trī-fĕn″ĭl-mĕth′ān)
A coal tar–derived chemical that is the basis of some dyes and stains.
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