Definition of oxazolidine in English:

oxazolidine

noun

Chemistry
  • Any substituted derivative of the hypothetical heterocyclic compound C₃H₇NO (which is the fully hydrogenated form of oxazole), some of which act as anticonvulsants.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From oxazole + -idine.

Pronunciation

oxazolidine

/ˌɒksəˈzəʊlɪdiːn/