phenylenediamine

noun
phe·​nyl·​ene·​di·​amine | \ ˈfen-ᵊl-ˌēn-ˈdī-ə-ˌmēn, ˈfēn- How to pronounce phenylenediamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of phenylenediamine

: any of three toxic isomeric crystalline compounds C6H8N2 that are derivatives of benzene containing two amino groups attached to carbon atoms in the ortho, meta, or para positions — see quinoxaline

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“Phenylenediamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phenylenediamine. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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