piperazine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɪˈpɛɹəziːn/

Noun[edit]

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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