phyllopyrrole

noun
phyl·​lo·​pyrrole | \ ¦filō+ \

Definition of phyllopyrrole

: 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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History and Etymology for phyllopyrrole

International Scientific Vocabulary phyll- + pyrrole

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“Phyllopyrrole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phyllopyrrole. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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