from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bright red basic compound, , prepared by the action of ethylenediamine hvdrochlorid on sodium acetate. It melts at 105° C., boils at 195–198° C., and is used medicinally in cases of gout to remove uric acid, its salt with which is extremely readily soluble. Also called ethylene ethenyldiamine and μ -methylglyoxalidine.
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