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heterocyclic amine

noun

Definition of HETEROCYCLIC AMINE

:  an amine containing one or more closed rings of carbon and nitrogen; especially :  any of various carcinogenic amines formed when creatine or creatinine reacts with free amino acids and sugar in meat cooked at high temperatures
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First Known Use of HETEROCYCLIC AMINE

1984
Medical Dictionary

heterocyclic amine

noun

Medical Definition of HETEROCYCLIC AMINE

:  an amine containing one or more closed rings of carbon and nitrogen; especially :  any of various carcinogenic amines that are formed when creatine or creatinine reacts with free amino acids and sugar in meat cooked at high temperature—abbreviation HCA

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