cadaverine

noun ca·dav·er·ine \ kə-ˈda-və-ˌrēn \

Definition of cadaverine

: 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

noun ca·dav·er·ine \ kə-ˈdav-ə-ˌrēn \

medical Definition of cadaverine

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

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