anthranilic acid

noun
an·thra·nil·ic acid | \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈni-lik- \

Definition of anthranilic acid 

: a crystalline acid NH2C6H4COOH used as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes (such as indigo), pharmaceuticals, and perfumes

First Known Use of anthranilic acid

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthranilic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary anthracene + aniline

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anthranilic acid

noun
an·thra·nil·ic acid | \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˌnil-ik- \

Medical Definition of anthranilic acid 

: the ortho-substituted aminobenzoic acid NH2C6H4COOH used as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes (as indigo), pharmaceuticals, and perfumes

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