Pyridine (C₅H₅N)

Pyridine (C₅H₅N)

A basic heterocyclic organic compound; a colourless, pungent toxic liquid.

Chemistry

Keywords

pyridine, nitrogen-containing organic compound, heterocyclic compound, heteroatom, dipole, toxic, pyridine ring, coal tar, vitamin, organic chemistry, chemistry

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