aziridine

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3D structure of aziridine

Etymology[edit]

aza- + -iridine. Aza denotes a monocycle with a single nitrogen atom, and iridine is used to mark a three-membered monocycle.

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aziridine (plural aziridines)

  1. (organic chemistry) A three-membered heterocycle containing two methylene groups and an imine; the nitrogen equivalent of ethylene oxide.
  2. (by extension) Any derivative of this basic structure.

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  • azetidine, an analogous four-membered heterocycle
  • azolidine, an analogous five-membered heterocycle

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Noun[edit]

aziridine f

  1. plural form of aziridina

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