pyrocoll

noun
py·​ro·​coll | \ ˈpīrōˌkäl \
plural -s

Definition of pyrocoll

: 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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History and Etymology for pyrocoll

International Scientific Vocabulary pyr- + -coll

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“Pyrocoll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrocoll. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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