noun py·ro·coll \ˈpīrōˌkäl\

Definition of pyrocoll



  1. :  a crystalline tricyclic inner amide C10H6N2O2 obtained by the distillation of gelatin, glue, or leather scrap or by the dehydration of pyrrole-carboxylic acid with acetic anhydride

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Origin and Etymology of pyrocoll

International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + -coll

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a brief usually trivial fact

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