naphthylamine

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naph·thyl·amine

noun \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

naph·thyl·amine

noun \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

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