[pi-rohl, pir-ohl] /pɪˈroʊl, ˈpɪr oʊl/
a colorless, toxic, liquid, five-membered ring compound, C 4 H 5 N, that is a component of chlorophyll, hemin, and many other important naturally occurring substances.
a colourless insoluble toxic liquid having a five-membered ring containing one nitrogen atom, found in many naturally occurring compounds, such as chlorophyll. Formula: C4H5N Also called azole
pyrrole pyr·role (pēr’ōl’)
A five-membered heterocyclic ring compound that has an odor similar to chloroform and is the parent compound of hemoglobin, chlorophyll, and many other complex, biologically active substances. Also called imidole.
pyr·ro’lic (pĭ-rō’lĭk) adj.
[pi-rof-i-tuh] /pɪˈrɒf ɪ tə/ noun, Biology. 1. a phylum in the kingdom Protista comprising the dinoflagellates and cryptomonads.
[pir-uh-fahyt] /ˈpɪr əˌfaɪt/ noun 1. any of various single-celled, biflagellated algae, of the phylum , especially the dinoflagellates.
[pahy-roo-veyt, pi-] /paɪˈru veɪt, pɪ-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an ester or salt of . pyruvate py·ru·vate (pī-rōō’vāt, pĭ-) n. A salt or an ester of pyruvic acid. pyruvate (pī-r’vāt, pĭ-) A salt, ester, or ionized form of pyruvic acid, containing the group CH3COCOO.
- Pyruvate kinase deficiency
pyruvate kinase deficiency n. An inherited disorder in which essentially no pyruvate kinase is formed, characterized by hemolytic anemia.