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[pi-per-i-deen, -din, pahy-, pip-er-i-] /pɪˈpɛr ɪˌdin, -dɪn, paɪ-, ˈpɪp ər ɪ-/
noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, water-soluble liquid, C 5 H 1 1 N, obtained from the alkaloid piperine or from pyridine: used chiefly as a solvent.
Origin of piperidine
1850-55; < Latin piper pepper + -id3 + -ine1 Unabridged
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/pɪˈpɛrɪˌdiːn; -dɪn/
a colourless liquid heterocyclic compound with a peppery ammoniacal odour: used in making rubbers and curing epoxy resins. Formula: C5H11N
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piperidine in Medicine

piperidine pi·per·i·dine (pī-pěr'ĭ-dēn', pĭ-)
A strongly basic, colorless liquid from which certain phenothiazine antipsychotics are derived.

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