arsanilic acid

noun

ar·​sa·​nil·​ic acid ˌärs-ᵊn-ˌil-ik- How to pronounce arsanilic acid (audio)
: any of the poisonous crystalline isomeric acids NH2C6H4AsO(OH)2
especially : the para isomer analogous to sulfanilic acid used in making organic arsenical drugs

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“Arsanilic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arsanilic%20acid. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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