pyrrole

noun pyr·role \ ˈpir-ˌōl \

Definition of pyrrole

: a toxic liquid heterocyclic compound C4H5N that has a ring consisting of four carbon atoms and one nitrogen atom, polymerizes readily in air, and is the parent compound of many biologically important substances (such as bile pigments, porphyrins, and chlorophyll); broadly : a derivative of pyrrole

pyrrolic

play \pi-ˈrō-lik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pyrrole

Greek pyrrhos


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pyrrole

noun pyr·role \ ˈpi(ə)r-ˌōl \

medical Definition of pyrrole

: a toxic liquid heterocyclic compound C4H5N that has a ring consisting of four carbon atoms and one nitrogen atom, polymerizes readily in air, and is the parent compound of many biologically important substances (as bile pigments, porphyrins, and chlorophyll); broadly : a derivative of pyrrole

pyrrolic

play \pir-ˈō-lik\ adjective

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