: a phenyl derivative of glycine
especially : the crystalline synthetic acid C6H5NHCH2COOH containing a phenyl group attached to nitrogen and used in the manufacture of indigoid dyes

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary phenyl + glycine

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“Phenylglycine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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