8-hydroxyquinoline

noun

8-hy·​droxy·​quin·​o·​line ˈāt-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈkwin-ᵊl-ˌēn How to pronounce 8-hydroxyquinoline (audio)
: a derivative of quinoline that is used especially in the form of its sulfate (C9H7NO)2·H2SO4 as a disinfectant, topical antiseptic, antiperspirant, and deodorant

called also oxine, oxyquinoline

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“8-hydroxyquinoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/8-hydroxyquinoline. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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