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imidazole

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noun im·id·az·ole \ˌi-mə-ˈda-ˌzōl\

Definition of imidazole

  1. :  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


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imidazole

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noun im·id·az·ole \ˌim-ə-ˈdaz-ˌōl\

Medical Definition of imidazole

  1. 1:  a white crystalline heterocyclic base C3H4N2 that is an antimetabolite related to histidine

  2. 2:  any of a large class of derivatives of imidazole including histidine and histamine




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