amidol

amidol

[am-i-dawl, -dol]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless, crystalline powder, C 6 H 8 N 2 O⋅2HCl, derived from phenol, used chiefly as a photographic developer.

Origin:
1890–95; amid- + -ol1

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Amidol (ˈæmɪdɒl)
 
n
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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