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noun quin·al·dine \kwin-ˈal-ˌdēn, -dən\

Medical Definition of quinaldine

  1. :  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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