Meaning of PTERIDINE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈter-ə-ˌdēn ]


Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary pter in + -idine

Date: 1943

: a yellow crystalline bicyclic base C 6 H 4 N 4 ; broadly : any of a class of compounds (as the pterins) that have the bicyclic ring system of pteridine and include especially various animal pigments

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.