pyrroline

noun
pyr·​ro·​line | \ ˈpirəˌlēn, -lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of pyrroline

: either of two bases C4H7N intermediate between pyrrolidine and pyrrole; dihydro-pyrrole especially : a fuming liquid obtained by reduction of pyrrole; 2,5-dihydro-pyrrole

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History and Etymology for pyrroline

International Scientific Vocabulary pyrrol- + -ine

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“Pyrroline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pyrroline. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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