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quinoxaline

noun qui·nox·a·line \ kwi-ˈnäk-sə-ˌlēn , -ˌlīn \

medical Definition of quinoxaline

: a weakly basic bicyclic compound C8H6N2 made by condensing the ortho form of phenylenediamine with glyoxal and having fused benzene and pyrazine rings; also : any of various derivatives of quinoxaline having antibiotic properties

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