imidazole


im·id·az·ole

noun \ˌi-mə-ˈda-ˌzōl\

Definition of IMIDAZOLE

:  a white crystalline heterocyclic base C3H4N2 that is an antimetabolite related to histidine; broadly :  any of various derivatives of this

Origin of IMIDAZOLE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1892

im·id·az·ole

noun \ˌim-ə-ˈdaz-ˌōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IMIDAZOLE

1
: a white crystalline heterocyclic base C3H4N2 that is an antimetabolite related to histidine
2
: any of a large class of derivatives of imidazole including histidine and histamine

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