Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

cyclohexylamine

play
noun cy·clo·hex·yl·amine \-hek-ˈsi-lə-ˌmēn\

Definition of cyclohexylamine

  1. :  a colorless liquid amine C6H11NH2 that is used in organic synthesis and to prevent corrosion in boilers and that is believed to be harmful as a metabolic breakdown product of cyclamate



Origin and Etymology of cyclohexylamine

cyclohexane + -yl + amine


First Known Use: 1943


Medical Dictionary

cyclohexylamine

play
noun cy·clo·hex·yl·a·mine \-hek-ˈsil-ə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of cyclohexylamine

  1. :  a colorless liquid amine C6H11NH2 of cyclohexane that is believed to be harmful as a metabolic breakdown product of cyclamate




Learn More about cyclohexylamine

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of cyclohexylamine


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cyclohexylamine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the lowest point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

fox-in-summer-forest

Which of these is a synonym of inchoate?

formless frightening massive experimental
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ