plural -s
: the substituted pyridinium ion [C6H5CH2NC5H4OOCN(CH3)2] + derived by benzylation of dimethyl-carbamoyl-oxy-pyridinium
also : a salt containing this radical (such as the bromide used to relieve postoperative urinary retention)

Word History


benz- + pyridinium

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“Benzpyrinium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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