isoquinoline

noun
iso·​quin·​o·​line | \ ˌī-sō-ˈkwin-ᵊl-ˌēn How to pronounce isoquinoline (audio) \

Medical Definition of isoquinoline

: a low-melting nitrogenous base C9H7N that is associated with its isomer quinoline in coal tar and that is the parent structure in many alkaloids (as narcotine and papaverine)

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“Isoquinoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isoquinoline. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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