salicylanilide


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salicylanilide

[¦sal·ə·səl′an·əl·əd]
(pharmacology)
C13H11NO2 A crystalline compound with a melting point of 135.8-136.2°C; freely soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform, and benzene, slightly soluble in water; used as a topical antifungal agent in humans and animals and in medicine.
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This phenomenon seems to play a role in photosensitivity maintenance, particularly in cases involving certain classical allergens that have a high phototoallergic poten-tial, such as tetrachloro salicylanilide, musk ambrette, sulfanila-mide, lichen acid mix, and P-aminobenzoic acid (5), (9).