phyllopyrrole

noun

phyl·​lo·​pyrrole
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: a crystalline homologue C9H15N of pyrrole formed during reduction of hemin, chlorophyll, or phylloporphyrin with hydriodic acid; 2,3,5-trimethyl-4-ethyl-pyrrole

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Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary phyll- + pyrrole

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“Phyllopyrrole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phyllopyrrole. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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