- SYN: acridine.
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acridine — noun a) A tricyclic aromatic heterocycle, dibenzopyridine, obtained from coal tar; it is used in the manufacture of dyes and drugs b) Any of many derivatives of this compound … Wiktionary
acridine — 10 Azaanthracene; a dye, dye intermediate, and antiseptic precursor (9 aminoacridine, acriflavine, proflavine hemisulfate) derived from coal tar and irritating to skin and mucous membranes. SYN: dibenzopyridine. tetramethyl a. SYN: a. orange … Medical dictionary