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quinoline

noun quin·o·line \ˈkwi-nə-ˌlēn\

Definition of QUINOLINE

1
:  a pungent oily nitrogenous base C9H7N obtained usually by distillation of coal tar or by synthesis from aniline that is the parent compound of many alkaloids, drugs, and dyes
2
:  a derivative of quinoline

Origin of QUINOLINE

International Scientific Vocabulary quinine + 3-ol + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1845
Medical Dictionary

quinoline

noun quin·o·line \ˈkwin-əl-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of QUINOLINE

1
:  a pungent oily nitrogenous base C9H7N that is obtained usually by distillation of coal tar or by synthesis from aniline and is the parent compound of many alkaloids, drugs, and dyes
2
:  a derivative of quinoline

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