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piperidine

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

Definition of piperidine

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



Origin and Etymology of piperidine

International Scientific Vocabulary piperine + -idine


First Known Use: 1854


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piperidine

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noun pi·per·i·dine \pī-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of piperidine

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




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