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[im-id-az-ohl, -id-uh-zohl] /ˌɪm ɪdˈæz oʊl, -ɪd əˈzoʊl/

noun, Chemistry.
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, heterocyclic compound, C 3 H 4 N 2 , used chiefly in organic synthesis.
/ˌɪmɪdˈæzəʊl; -ɪdəˈzəʊl/
Also called glyoxaline, iminazole. a white crystalline basic heterocyclic compound; 1,3-diazole. Formula: C3H4N2
any substituted derivative of this compound

imidazole im·id·az·ole (ĭm’ĭ-dāz’ōl’)
An organic crystalline base that is an inhibitor of histamine.


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