quinaldine

noun

quin·​al·​dine kwin-ˈal-ˌdēn How to pronounce quinaldine (audio) -dən How to pronounce quinaldine (audio)
: an oily liquid base C10H9N that has a slightly pungent odor, is obtained by condensation of acetaldehyde and aniline and occurs in coal tar, and is used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and pharmaceuticals

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“Quinaldine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quinaldine. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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