xylidine


xy·li·dine

noun \ˈzī-lə-ˌdēn\

Definition of XYLIDINE

:  any or a mixture of six toxic liquid or low-melting crystalline isomeric amino derivatives C8H11N of the xylenes used chiefly as intermediates for azo dyes and in organic synthesis

Origin of XYLIDINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1850

xy·li·dine

noun \ˈzī-lə-ˌdēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of XYLIDINE

: any of six toxic liquid or low-melting crystalline compounds C8H11N that are amino derivatives of the xylenes and are used chiefly as intermediates for azo dyes and in organic synthesis

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