pteridine

noun pter·i·dine \ ˈter-ə-ˌdēn \

Definition of pteridine

: a yellow crystalline bicyclic base C6H4N4; broadly : any of a class of compounds (such as the pterins) that have the bicyclic ring system of pteridine and include especially various animal pigments

Origin and Etymology of pteridine

International Scientific Vocabulary pterin + -idine


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pteridine

noun pter·i·dine \ ˈter-ə-ˌdēn \

medical Definition of pteridine

: a yellow crystalline bicyclic base C6H4N4 that is a structural constituent especially of various animal pigments

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