Meaning of para-toluidine


Pronunciation: (par"u-tu-l'i-dēn", -din), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a white, flaky, lustrous, very slightly water-soluble solid, CHN, the para isomer of toluidine, used in the manufacture of dyes, in organic synthesis, and as a reagent in tests for nitrite, lignin, and phloroglucinol.
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