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

Origin and Etymology of anthranilic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary anthracene + aniline


Medical Dictionary

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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