cyclohexylamine

noun
cy·​clo·​hex·​yl·​amine | \ ˌsī-klō-hek-ˈsi-lə-ˌmēn How to pronounce cyclohexylamine (audio) \

Definition of cyclohexylamine

: a colorless liquid amine C6H11NH2 that is used in organic synthesis and to prevent corrosion in boilers and that is believed to be harmful as a metabolic breakdown product of cyclamate

First Known Use of cyclohexylamine

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclohexylamine

cyclohexane + -yl + amine

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“Cyclohexylamine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclohexylamine. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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cyclohexylamine

noun
cy·​clo·​hex·​yl·​a·​mine | \ -hek-ˈsil-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce cyclohexylamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyclohexylamine

: a colorless liquid amine C6H11NH2 of cyclohexane that is believed to be harmful as a metabolic breakdown product of cyclamate

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