cryptidine

Cryptidine

Cryp"ti*dine\ (kr?p"t?-d?n; 104), n. [Gr. krypto`s hidden.] (Chem.) One of the quinoline bases, obtained from coal tar as an oily liquid, C11H11N; also, any one of several substances metameric with, and resembling, cryptidine proper.
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