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acridine

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noun ac·ri·dine \ˈa-krə-ˌdēn\

Definition of acridine

  1. :  a colorless crystalline compound C13H9N occurring in coal tar and important as the parent compound of dyes and pharmaceuticals



Circa 1877

First Known Use of acridine

circa 1877


Medical Dictionary

acridine

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noun ac·ri·dine \ˈak-rə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of acridine

  1. :  a colorless crystalline compound C13H9N occurring in coal tar and important as the parent compound of dyes and pharmaceuticals



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of acridine Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about acridine


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