cryptopyrrole

noun
cryp·​to·​pyrrole | \ ¦kriptō+ \
plural -s

Definition of cryptopyrrole

: a liquid homologue C8H13N of pyrrole formed during reduction of hemin or phylloporphyrin with hydriodic acid; 2, 4-dimethyl-3-ethyl-pyrrole

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History and Etymology for cryptopyrrole

International Scientific Vocabulary crypt- + pyrrole

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“Cryptopyrrole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cryptopyrrole. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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