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nitrosamine

noun ni·tro·sa·mine \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
Medical Dictionary

nitrosamine

noun ni·tro·sa·mine \nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn\

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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