anthranilic acid

[ an-thruh-nil-ik, an- ]
/ ˈæn θrəˈnɪl ɪk, ˌæn- /

noun Chemistry.

a yellowish crystalline compound, C7H7NO2, soluble in hot water, alcohol, and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.

Nearby words

  1. anthraco-,
  2. anthracoid,
  3. anthracosilicosis,
  4. anthracosis,
  5. anthranilate,
  6. anthraquinone,
  7. anthraquinone dye,
  8. anthrax,
  9. anthro,
  10. anthro-

Origin of anthranilic acid


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