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piperidine

noun pi·per·i·dine \pi-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn, pī-\

Definition of PIPERIDINE

:  a toxic liquid heterocyclic base C5H11N that has a peppery ammoniacal odor and is obtained usually by hydrolysis of piperine

Origin of PIPERIDINE

International Scientific Vocabulary piperine + -idine
First Known Use: 1854
Medical Dictionary

piperidine

noun pi·per·i·dine \pī-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of PIPERIDINE

:  a liquid heterocyclic base C5H11N that has a peppery ammoniacal odor and is obtained usually by hydrolysis of piperine

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