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piperazine

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noun pi·per·a·zine \pi-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn, pī-\

Definition of piperazine

  1. :  a crystalline heterocyclic base C4H10N2 used especially as an anthelmintic



Origin and Etymology of piperazine

International Scientific Vocabulary piperidine + azine


First Known Use: 1889


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piperazine

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noun pi·per·a·zine \pī-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of piperazine

  1. :  a crystalline heterocyclic base C4H10N2 or C4H10N2·6H2O used especially as an anthelmintic




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