ninhydrin

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noun nin·hy·drin \nin-ˈhī-drən\

Definition of ninhydrin

  1. :  a poisonous crystalline oxidizing agent C9H6O4 used especially as an analytical reagent

Origin and Etymology of ninhydrin

from Ninhydrin, a trademark


First Known Use: 1913


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ninhydrin

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noun nin·hy·drin \nin-ˈhī-drən\

Medical Definition of ninhydrin

  1. :  a poisonous crystalline oxidizing agent C9H6O4 used especially as an analytical reagent


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