phenetidine


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phenetidine

[fə′ned·ə‚dēn]
(organic chemistry)
NH2C6H4OC2H5 Either of two toxic, oily liquids that darken when exposed to light and air; soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water; the ortho form boils at 228-230°C, is used to make dyes, and is also known at 2-aminophenetole; the para form boils at 253-255°C, is used to make dyes and in pharmaceuticals.