pararosaniline

noun para·ros·an·i·line \ ˌper-ə-ˌrō-ˈza-nə-lən , ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of pararosaniline

:a white crystalline base C19H19N3O that is the parent compound of many dyes; also :its red chloride used especially as a biological stain

Origin and Etymology of pararosaniline

International Scientific Vocabulary 1para- + rosaniline the compound C20H21N3O, from Latin rosa rose + International Scientific Vocabulary aniline


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pararosaniline

noun para·ros·an·i·line \ ˌpar-ə-ˌrō-ˈzan-ᵊl-ən \

medical Definition of pararosaniline

:a white crystalline base C19H19N3O that is the parent compound of many dyes; also :its red chloride used especially as a biological stain

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