piperazine

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

After German Piperazin, from piper(idine) + azine.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɪˈpɛɹəziːn/

NounEdit

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piperazine (countable and uncountable, plural piperazines)

  1. (organic chemistry, pharmacology, uncountable) A saturated heterocyclic compound, C4H10N2, containing two nitrogen atoms in a six-membered ring; it is used as an anthelmintic.
  2. (organic chemistry, countable) Any derivative of this compound
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