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pyr·i·dine

n :  a toxic water-soluble flammable liquid base C5H5N of pungent odor that is the parent of many naturally occurring organic compounds and is used as a solvent and a denaturant for alcohol and in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals (as antiseptics and antihistamines) and waterproofing agents .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  hy·per·to·nia  hy·per·to·ny  para·to·nia  peritonea 

 
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