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noun 8–hy·droxy·quin·o·line \ˈāt-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈkwin-əl-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of 8–hydroxyquinoline

  1. :  a derivative of quinoline that is used especially in the form of its sulfate (C9H7NO)2·H2SO4 as a disinfectant, topical antiseptic, antiperspirant, and deodorant—called also oxine, oxyquinoline

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