benzidine

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ben·zi·dine

noun \ˈben-zə-ˌdēn\

Definition of BENZIDINE

:  a crystalline diamine base C12H12N2 prepared from nitrobenzene and used especially in making dyes

Origin of BENZIDINE

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + -idine
First Known Use: circa 1855

ben·zi·dine

noun \ˈben-zə-ˌdēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BENZIDINE

: a crystalline base C12H12N2 used especially in making dyes and in a test for blood

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