noun cryp·to·pyrrole \¦kriptō+\

Definition of cryptopyrrole



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of cryptopyrrole

International Scientific Vocabulary crypt- + pyrrole

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