gallanilide

noun gall·anilide \(ˈ)gal, (ˈ)gȯl +\
variants: less commonly

gallanilid

\(ˈ)gal, (ˈ)gȯl +\

Definition of gallanilide

  1. :  the anilide C13H11NO4 of gallic acid used locally for skin diseases

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Origin and Etymology of gallanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary gall- + anilide; originally formed as German gallanilid


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