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Definition of the noun alpha-naphthol
What does alpha-naphthol mean as a name of something?
- an isomer of naphthol used in dyes
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The Encyclopedia Americana (1903)
A General Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Etc., of the World; Editor-in-chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... Managing Editor, Forrest Morgan ... Assistant Editors, Nathan Haskell Dole ... Edward Thomas Roe ... Thomas Campbell Copeland ... by Frederick Converse Beach, Forrest Morgan, George Edwin Rines, Nathan Haskell Dole, E. T. Roe, Thomas Campbell Copeland
Thus “alpha-naphthol” is the compound obtained by replacing one of the “a” hydrogen atoms by OH, and “beta-naphthol" is the compound obtained by a similar replacement of a “b” atom. Both of the naphthols resemble ordinary phenol (or ...
A Dictionary of treatment (1892)
by Sir William Whitla
Alpha-naphthol, naphthalin dioxide, naphthalin, betol or naphtholol, naphthol or beta- or iso-naphthol or hydronaphthol, and several other bodies of this series are still being tried. Dr. Mitchell Clarke brings considerable evidence to show that ...
Choice Dictionary of Biology (2010)
by Sanjay Yadav
alpha-naphthol test: (after the Austrian chemist H. Molisch (1856-1937), who devised it) a biochemical test to detect ...
by Robley Dunglison
Alpha-naphthol is isomeric with beta-naphthol ; is decidedly antiseptic, and fatal to bacilli of typhoid fever and tuberculosis. Also a test for sugar in urine. N., cam' phorated, used antiseptically for furuncles, diphtheritic sore throat, tuberculosis— ...
by William Dwight Whitney
Ns, hthol blue, a coal-tar color used in dyeing, prepared y the action of nitroso- dimethyl-anilineon alpha-naphthol. It gives colors similar to indigo, moderately fast to light but sensitive to acids—Naphthol green. See gan—Naphthol yellow.
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