Definition of pyrrolidine in English:


Pronunciation /pəˈrōləˌdēn/ /pəˈroʊləˌdin/


  • A pungent liquid made by the reduction of pyrrole.

    Chemical formula: C₄H₈NH

    ‘Mysliwy et al. reported the formation of NPYR from sodium nitrite and pyrrolidine in vivo in dog stomach.’
    • ‘AAP motifs moderate the steric clash between the pyrrolidine ring and the O = C i - 4 carbonyl oxygen.’
    • ‘These residues modulate the structural deformations caused by the pyrrolidine ring of Pro.’