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[uh-mee-noh-fee-nawl, -nol, am-uh-noh-] /əˌmi noʊˈfi nɔl, -nɒl, ˌæm ə noʊ-/
noun, Chemistry.
a white crystalline substance, C 6 H 7 NO, occurring in three isomers, meta-, ortho-, and para-aminophenol: used as an intermediate for dyes and as a photographic developer.
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/əˌmaɪnəʊˈfiːnɒl; -ˌmiː-/
(chem) any of three isomeric forms that are soluble crystalline solids, used as a dye intermediate (meta- and ortho-), in dyeing hair, fur, and textiles (ortho- and para-), and as a photographic developer (para-). Formula: C6H4NH2OH
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