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pyr•rol•i•dine



Pronunciation: (pi-rō'li-dēn", -din, -rol'i-), [key]
n. Chem.
a colorless, water-soluble, unpleasant smelling, poisonous liquid, C4H9N, from which proline and certain alkaloids are derived, prepared by reducing pyrrole: used chiefly in organic synthesis.

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