Meaning of anthranilic acid

an'thra•nil'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (an'thru-nil'ik, an"-), [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a yellowish crystalline compound, CHNO, soluble in hot water, alcohol, and ether: used in the manufacture of dyes, pharmaceuticals, and perfumes.
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