cyclohexylamine

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noun cy·clo·hex·yl·amine \-hek-ˈsi-lə-ˌmēn\

Definition of cyclohexylamine

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of cyclohexylamine

cyclohexane + -yl + amine


First Known Use: 1943


Medical Dictionary

cyclohexylamine

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noun cy·clo·hex·yl·a·mine \-hek-ˈsil-ə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of cyclohexylamine

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


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