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imidazole

 [im″id-az´ōl]
1. an organic compound in which two of the five atoms that make up the ring are nitrogen atoms. It is an antimetabolite and inhibitor of histamine and is used as an insecticide.
2. any of a class of antifungal agents that contain this compound.
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im·id·a·zole

(im-id'ă-zōl),
A five-membered heterocyclic compound occurring in l-histidine and other biologically important compounds.
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imidazole

(ĭm′ĭ-dăz′ōl′)
n.
1. An organic crystalline base, C3H4N2, that is an inhibitor of histamine.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound, which often have antifungal, anthelmintic, or antibiotic properties.
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im·id·a·zole

(i-mid'i-zōl)
A five-membered heterocyclic compound occurring in l-histidine and other biologically important compounds.
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