Definition of quinolizine in English:

quinolizine

noun

Chemistry
  • A hypothetical heterocyclic compound of formula C₉H₉N, whose molecule contains two six-membered rings sharing a nitrogen and a carbon atom; any of numerous (known) compounds whose molecules contain such a ring system in substituted or combined form.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From quinoline with inserted iz- (representing azo-), after German Chinolizin.

Pronunciation

quinolizine

/kwɪˈnɒlɪziːn/