dinitrophenol

noun
di·​ni·​tro·​phe·​nol | \-ˈfē-ˌnōl, -fi-ˈ\

Definition of dinitrophenol 

: any of six isomeric crystalline compounds C6H4N2O5 some of whose derivatives are pesticides

First Known Use of dinitrophenol

1873, in the meaning defined above

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dinitrophenol

noun
di·​ni·​tro·​phe·​nol | \-ˈfē-ˌnōl, -fi-ˈ \

Medical Definition of dinitrophenol 

: any of six isomeric crystalline compounds C6H4N2O5 some of whose derivatives are pesticides especially : a highly toxic compound that increases fat metabolism and was formerly used in weight control

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