benzidine

noun ben·zi·dine \ ˈben-zə-ˌdēn \

Definition of benzidine

: a crystalline diamine base C12H12N2 prepared from nitrobenzene and used especially in making dyes

Origin and Etymology of benzidine

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + -idine


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benzidine

noun ben·zi·dine \ ˈben-zə-ˌdēn \

medical Definition of benzidine

: a crystalline base C12H12N2 used especially in making dyes and in a test for blood

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