Also called pip·er·az·i·dine [pip-uh-raz-i-deen, -din, pahy-puh-]. /ˌpɪp əˈræz ɪˌdin, -dɪn, ˌpaɪ pə-/. a colorless, crystalline, deliquescent ring compound, C4H10N2, prepared by the reaction of ethylene bromide or ethylene chloride with ammonia: used chiefly in veterinary medicine as an anthelmintic, and as an insecticide.
any derivative of this compound.
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How to use piperazine in a sentence
In fact, Urodonal is five times more active than piperazine, and thirty-seven times more active than lithia.
Add gradually ten ounces of piperazine, a pint of Harrogate water and inhale leisurely through a zoetrope.Punch, 1917.07.04, Vol. 153, Issue No. 1 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for piperazine
a white crystalline deliquescent heterocyclic nitrogen compound used as an insecticide, corrosion inhibitor, and veterinary anthelmintic. Formula: C 4 H 10 N 2
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Scientific definitions for piperazine
A colorless crystalline compound used as a hardener for epoxy resins, as an antihistamine, and as an agent for expelling or destroying parasitic intestinal worms. Piperazine belongs to the class of chemicals called pyrazines. Chemical formula: C4H10N2.
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