Definitions for diphenylaminedaɪˌfɛn l əˈmin, -ˈæm ɪn, -ˌfin-

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di•phen•yl•a•minedaɪˌfɛn l əˈmin, -ˈæm ɪn, -ˌfin-(n.)

  1. a colorless, crystalline benzene derivative, C12H11N, used chiefly in the preparation of dyes and as a stabilizer.

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  1. diphenylamine(Noun)

    an aromatic amine, (CH)NH, used in the manufacture of plastics, dyes, explosives, pesticides, fungicides and pharmaceuticals


  1. Diphenylamine

    Diphenylamine is an organic compound with the formula (C6H5)2NH belonging to the class of aromatic amines. The molecule is "aromatic" because of the presence of a benzene ring in its structure, and an "amine" because of the presence of a basic N atom. The compound exists as a colourless solid at ordinary room temperature, but samples are often yellow due to oxidized impurities.Diphenylamine dissolves well in many common organic solvents, but is insoluble in water.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Diphenylamine

    In humans it may be irritating to mucous membranes. Methemoglobinemia has been produced experimentally. In veterinary use, it is one of active ingredients in topical agents for prevention and treatment of screwworm infestation. An indicator in tests for nitrate poisoning.


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