Meaning of DINITROPHENOL in English

/duy nuy'treuh fee"nawl, -nol/ , n. Chem., Pharm.

any of the six isomers consisting of phenol where two hydrogen atoms are substituted by nitro groups, C 6 H 4 N 2 O 5 , used in dyes and wood preservatives, and in biochemistry to uncouple oxidative phosphorylation.

[ 1895-1900; DI- 1 + NITROPHENOL ]

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