Dictionary
2 ENTRIES FOUND:

naphthylamine

noun naph·thyl·amine \naf-ˈthi-lə-ˌmēn, ÷nap-\

Definition of NAPHTHYLAMINE

:  either of two isomeric crystalline bases C10H9N used especially as dye intermediates

Origin of NAPHTHYLAMINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1857

naphthylamine

noun naph·thyl·amine \naf-ˈthil-ə-ˌmēn, nap-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NAPHTHYLAMINE

:  either of two isomeric crystalline bases C10H9N that are used especially in synthesizing dyes; especially :  one (β–naphthylamine) with the amino group in the beta position that has been demonstrated to cause bladder cancer in individuals exposed to it while working in the dye industry

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Naphthylamine BlackPrevious Word in the Dictionary: naphthylacetic acidAll Words Near: naphthylamine
April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears