ortho-toluidine

[ awr-thoh-tuh-loo-i-deen, -din ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊ təˈlu ɪˌdin, -dɪn /

noun

Chemistry. a light-yellow, very slightly water-soluble liquid, C7H9N, the ortho isomer of toluidine: used in the manufacture of dyes, saccharin, and other organic compounds, and in textile printing processes.

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