tolidine


tolidine
tol•i•dine
[[t]ˈtɒl ɪˌdin, -dɪn[/t]] n.
chem. any of several isomeric derivatives of biphenyl containing two methyl and two amino groups, esp. the ortho isomer that is used as a reagent
Etymology: 1895–1900; tol (uene) + -idine

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • o-tolidine — o to·li·dine (tolґĭ dēn) a compound related to benzidine and formerly used in testing for occult blood; its use is now restricted because it is a carcinogen …   Medical dictionary