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amidol

[am-i-dawl, -dol] /ˈæm ɪˌdɔl, -ˌdɒl/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, crystalline powder, C 6 H 8 N 2 O⋅2HCl, derived from phenol, used chiefly as a photographic developer.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; amid- + -ol1
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Amidol

/ˈæmɪdɒl/
noun
1.
trademark a grey to colourless soluble crystalline solid that is used as a photographic developer; 2,4-diaminophenol dihydrochloride. Formula: C6H3(NH2)2(OH).2HCl
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