naphthylaminesulfonic acid

noun
naph·​thyl·​amine·​sulfonic acid | \ "+...- \

Definition of naphthylaminesulfonic acid

: any of several amino sulfonic acids that are derived from the naphthylamines, have the properties of inner salts, and are used as dye intermediates: such as
a : brönner's acid
b : cleve's acid
c : laurent's acid
e : tobias acid

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History and Etymology for naphthylaminesulfonic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary naphthylamine + sulfonic

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“Naphthylaminesulfonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naphthylaminesulfonic%20acid. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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