naphthylaminesulfonic acid

noun

naph·​thyl·​amine·​sulfonic 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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Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary naphthylamine + sulfonic

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