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benzidine

noun ben·zi·dine \ˈben-zə-ˌdēn\

Definition of BENZIDINE

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

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

benzidine

noun ben·zi·dine \ˈben-zə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of BENZIDINE

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

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