cadaverine

noun
ca·​dav·​er·​ine | \ kə-ˈda-və-ˌrēn How to pronounce cadaverine (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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cadaverine

noun
ca·​dav·​er·​ine | \ kə-ˈdav-ə-ˌrēn How to pronounce cadaverine (audio) \

Medical Definition of cadaverine

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

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