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A name applied to various bitter principles derived from plants, especially to a poisonous substance, 2,4,5-triphenylimidazoline, obtained from oil of bitter almond.
[L. amarus, bitter]
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(1) An unrefined coal tar derivative which contains benzene and toluene.
(2) Benzene, see there.
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