orthanilic acid

noun

or·​tha·​nil·​ic acid
¦ȯ(r)thə¦nilik-
: a crystalline sulfonic acid H2NC6H4SO3H isomeric with sulfanilic acid; ortho-amino-benzenesulfonic acid

Word History

Etymology

orth- + sulfanilic acid

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“Orthanilic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthanilic%20acid. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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