quinoline

quinoline (kwin´o-len, -lin)

1. benzo[b]pyridine; 1-benzazine;a volatile nitrogenous base obtained by the distillation of coal tar, bones, alkaloids, etc.; a basic structure of many dyes and drugs; also used as an antimalarial.chinoleine, leucoline; 2. A class of alkaloids base on the q. (1) structure.

 

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