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ninhydrin

noun nin·hy·drin \nin-ˈhī-drən\

Definition of NINHYDRIN

:  a poisonous crystalline oxidizing agent C9H6O4 used especially as an analytical reagent

Origin of NINHYDRIN

from Ninhydrin, a trademark
First Known Use: 1913

ninhydrin

noun nin·hy·drin \nin-ˈhī-drən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NINHYDRIN

:  a poisonous crystalline oxidizing agent C9H6O4 used especially as an analytical reagent

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