Meaning of LEUCO BASE in English

LEUCO BASE

noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary leuco + base

: a colorless or weakly colored amine that is formed by reduction of a dye (as a triphenylmethane dye) or its carbinol derivative and that on oxidation and treatment with acids usually gives back the dye

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