amino-phenol

aminophenol

[uh-mee-noh-fee-nawl, -nol, am-uh-noh-]
noun Chemistry.
a white crystalline substance, C 6 H 7 NO, occurring in three isomers, meta-, ortho-, and para-aminophenol: used as an intermediate for dyes and as a photographic developer.

Origin:
amino- + phenol

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aminophenol (əˌmaɪnəʊˈfiːnɒl, -ˌmiː-)
 
n
chem any of three isomeric forms that are soluble crystalline solids, used as a dye intermediate (meta- and ortho-), in dyeing hair, fur, and textiles (ortho- and para-), and as a photographic developer (para-). Formula: C6H4NH2OH

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