phenylhydrazine

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phenylhydrazine

[¦fen·əl′hī·drə‚zēn]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5NHNH2 Poisonous, oily liquid, boiling at 244°C; soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and benzene, slightly soluble in water; used in analytical chemistry to detect sugars and aldehydes, and as a chemical intermediate. Also known as hydrazinobenzene.