naphthylvinylpyridine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

naphthyl +‎ vinyl +‎ pyridine

Noun[edit]

naphthylvinylpyridine (plural naphthylvinylpyridines)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of several isomeric naphthylvinyl derivatives of pyridine, but especially 4-[(E)-2-naphthalen-1-ylethenyl]pyridine which has anticholinergic activity similar to that of atropine