quinoline

noun quin·o·line \ ˈkwi-nə-ˌlēn \

Definition of quinoline

1 : a pungent oily nitrogenous base C9H7N obtained usually by distillation of coal tar or by synthesis from aniline that is the parent compound of many alkaloids, drugs, and dyes
2 : a derivative of quinoline

Origin and Etymology of quinoline

International Scientific Vocabulary quinine + 3-ol + 2-ine


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quinoline

noun quin·o·line \ ˈkwin-ᵊl-ˌēn \

medical Definition of quinoline

1 : a pungent oily nitrogenous base C9H7N that is obtained usually by distillation of coal tar or by synthesis from aniline and is the parent compound of many alkaloids, drugs, and dyes
2 : a derivative of quinoline

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