[ ak-ri-deen, -din ]
/ ˈæk rɪˌdin, -dɪn /
a colorless, crystalline solid, C13H9N, usually obtained from the anthracine fraction of coal tar: used chiefly in the synthesis of dyes and drugs.
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British Dictionary definitions for acridine
/ (ˈækrɪˌdiːn) /
a colourless crystalline solid used in the manufacture of dyes. Formula: C 13 H 9 N
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Medical definitions for acridine
[ ăk′rĭ-dēn′ ]
A coal tar derivative that has an irritating odor and is used in the manufacture of dyes and synthetics.
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