anthranilic acid

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anthranilic acid

[¦an·thrə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
o-NH2C6H4COOH A white or pale yellow, crystalline acid melting at 146°C; used as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.