parvoline[pär′və lēn′, -lin]
Origin of parvoline; from Classical Latin parvus, small, after (quin)oline: so named because of its low volatility
(countable and uncountable, plural parvolines)
- (organic chemistry) A base of the pyridine group, found in coal tar.
- (organic chemistry) Any of the series of isometric substances of which parvoline is the type.
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