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Medical Term:

pyrrolidine

Pronunciation: pi-rol'i-den

Definition:

  1. pyrrole to which four H atoms have been added; the structural basis of proline and hydroxyproline.
  2. A class of alkaloids containing a pyrrolidine (1) moiety or a pyrrolidine derivative.
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