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nitrosamine

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noun ni·tro·sa·mine \nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn\

Definition of nitrosamine

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



1878

First Known Use of nitrosamine

1878


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nitrosamine

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noun ni·tro·sa·mine \nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of nitrosamine

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



Variants of nitrosamine

also nitrosoamine \-sō-ə-ˌmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn\play

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