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A yellow crystalline organic compound, C13H10O, that is soluble in ether and is used as a fungicide and in organic synthesis. The structural unit of xanthene is a feature in several fluorescent dyes.
(Elements & Compounds) a yellowish crystalline heterocyclic compound used as a fungicide; benzo-1,4-pyran. Its molecular structural unit is found in many dyes, such as rhodamine and fluorescein. Formula: CH2(C6H4)2O
a yellow, crystalline substance, C13H10O, used in organic synthesis and as a fungicide.