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8-hydroxyquinoline

noun 8-hy·droxy·quin·o·line \ ˈāt-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˈkwin-ᵊl-ˌēn \

medical Definition of 8-hydroxyquinoline

: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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