What does imidazole mean?

Definitions for imidazoleˌɪm ɪdˈæz oʊl, -ɪd əˈzoʊl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imidazole, iminazole, glyoxaline(noun)

    an organic base C3H4N2; a histamine inhibitor


  1. imidazole(Noun)

    A heterocyclic organic compound containing two nitrogen atoms separated by a carbon atom in a five-membered ring, called 1,3-diazole in w:IUPAC nomenclature.

  2. imidazole(Noun)

    A group of compounds containing that structure.


  1. Imidazole

    Imidazole is an organic compound with the formula (CH)2NCH. It is a colourless solid that dissolves in water to give mildly basic solution. In chemistry, it is an aromatic heterocycle, classified as a diazole and as an alkaloid. Derivatives of imidazole, called imidazoles, a common family heterocycles with sharing the 1,3-C3N2 ring, but varying substituents. This ring system is present in important biological building-blocks, such as histidine, and the related hormone histamine. Many drugs contain an imidazole ring, such as antifungal drugs, nitroimidazole, and the sedative midazolam.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imidazole in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imidazole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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