|pyrrole (ˈpɪrəʊl, pɪˈrəʊl)|
|Also called: azole a colourless insoluble toxic liquid having a five-membered ring containing one nitrogen atom, found in many naturally occurring compounds, such as chlorophyll. Formula: C4H5N|
|[C19: from Greek purrhos red, from pur fire +|
pyrrole pyr·role (pēr'ōl')
A five-membered heterocyclic ring compound that has an odor similar to chloroform and is the parent compound of hemoglobin, chlorophyll, and many other complex, biologically active substances. Also called imidole.
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