cadaverine

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noun ca·dav·er·ine \kə-ˈda-və-ˌrēn\

Definition of cadaverine

  1. :  a syrupy colorless poisonous ptomaine C5H14N2 formed by decarboxylation of lysine especially in putrefaction of flesh

First Known Use of cadaverine

1885


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cadaverine

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noun ca·dav·er·ine \kə-ˈdav-ə-ˌrēn\

Medical Definition of cadaverine

  1. :  a syrupy colorless poisonous ptomaine C5H14N2 formed by decarboxylation of lysine especially in putrefaction of flesh


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