aminal

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noun am·i·nal \ˈa-mə-nəl\

Definition of aminal

plural

aminals

chemistry

  1. :  a chemical functional group composed of two amines attached to a single carbon atom The invention relates to a method for producing methylene diphenyl diamine (MDA) comprising the following steps a) to c): a) converting formaldehyde and aniline to an aminal … — U.S. Fed News, 28 Oct. 2010

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Origin and Etymology of aminal

amine + -al (in acetal)


First Known Use: 1985


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