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Isoquinoline

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Isoquinoline

a group of compounds with the heterocyclic ring structure of benzo(c)pyridine. The ring structure is characteristic of the group of opium alkaloids such as papaverine.

1. (Science: chemistry) Benzo[c]pyridine; ring structure is characteristic of the group of opium alkaloids represented by papaverine.

2. A class of alkaloids containing the isoquinoline ring structure.