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 (zī′lĭ-dēn′, -dĭn, zĭl′ĭ-)
1. Any of six toxic isomeric anilines, C8H11N, derived from xylene, used chiefly as dye intermediates.
2. Any of various mixtures of xylidine isomers.


(ˈzaɪlɪˌdiːn; -ˌdaɪn; ˈzɪlɪ-)
1. (Elements & Compounds) a mixture of six isomeric amines derived from xylene and used in dyes. Formula: (CH3)2C6H3NH2
2. (Elements & Compounds) any one of these isomers


(ˈzaɪ lɪˌdin, -dɪn, ˈzɪl ɪ-)

1. any of six xylene-derived isomeric compounds that have the formula C8H11N and resemble aniline: used in dye manufacture.
2. an oily liquid consisting of a mixture of certain of these compounds, used commercially in making dyes.
[1840–50; xyl (ene) + -idine]
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1964), Sudan Black B to detect lipids (Jensen, 1962), PAS reagent to detect polysaccharides (O'Brien & McCully, 1981), Aniline Blue Black (Fisher, 1968) and Xylidine Ponceau (Vidal, 1970) to detect proteins.
Dichroism in collagen bundles stained with Xylidine Ponceau 2R.
Based on the effects seen in animals, it is likely that xylidine can be absorbed through skin in sufficient amounts to cause dangerous methemoglobinemia [5].