nitrosamine


ni·tro·sa·mine

noun \nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn\

Definition of NITROSAMINE

:  any of various organic compounds which are characterized by the grouping NNO and some of which are powerful carcinogens

First Known Use of NITROSAMINE

1878

ni·tro·sa·mine

noun \nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NITROSAMINE

: any of various neutral compounds which are characterized by the group NNO and of which some are powerful carcinogens

Variants of NITROSAMINE

ni·tro·sa·mine also ni·tro·so·amine \-sō-ə-ˌmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn\

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