a crystalline compound, (CHNH), used in treating worm infestations, in insecticides, etc.
Origin of piperazinepiper(ine) + az- + -ine
- An organic compound, C4H10N2, that is used (often in the form of a salt) as an anthelmintic in humans and domestic animals and is widely used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, synthetic resins, polyurethane, and other industrial products.
- Any of various derivatives of this compound, some of which have stimulant and hallucinogenic properties.
Origin of piperazinepiper(ine) az(o)- -ine 2
(countable and uncountable, plural piperazines)