Parvoline
Parvoline Par"vo*line, n. (Chem.) A liquid base, {C9H13N}, of the pyridine group, found in coal tar; also, any one of the series of isomeric substances of which it is the type. [1913 Webster]

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  • parvoline — [pär′və lēn΄, pär′vəlin] n. 〚< L parvus, small, after (QUIN)OLINE: so named because of its low volatility〛 any of various isomeric, liquid ptomaines, C9H13N, derived from pyridine and found in decaying fish or meat * * * …   Universalium

  • parvoline — [pär′və lēn΄, pär′vəlin] n. [< L parvus, small, after (QUIN)OLINE: so named because of its low volatility] any of various isomeric, liquid ptomaines, C9H13N, derived from pyridine and found in decaying fish or meat …   English World dictionary

  • parvoline — A ptomaine, C9H13N, from decaying fish …   Medical dictionary

  • parvoline — (par vo li n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Alcali trouvé dans le goudron …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • parvoline — /ˈpavəlin/ (say pahvuhleen) noun any of several oily isomeric, organic bases, C9H13N, one occurring in coal tar and another in decaying mackerel. Also, parvolin /ˈpavələn/ (say pahvuhluhn). {Latin parvus small (with reference to its relatively… …   Australian English dictionary

  • parvoline — …   Useful english dictionary

  • C9H13N — Parvoline Par vo*line, n. (Chem.) A liquid base, {C9H13N}, of the pyridine group, found in coal tar; also, any one of the series of isomeric substances of which it is the type. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • par|vo|lin — «PAHR vuh lihn», noun. = parvoline. (Cf. ↑parvoline) …   Useful english dictionary

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