from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or designating, any one of three isomeric crystalline acids, C9H10ON.CO2H, which are toluyl derivatives of glycocoll.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting two acids, colorless crystalline compounds, CH3C6H4CONHCH2COOH. They are found in the urine after the administration of the corresponding toluic acids, and are prepared by the action of sodium hydroxid and glycin on the respective toluic chlorids. The ortho- (1,2-) derivative is crystalline and melts at 162.5° C. The meta- (1,3-) derivative is deposited in thin plates melting at 139° C.


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