dimethylnitrosamine

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di·​meth·​yl·​ni·​tro·​sa·​mine | \ ˌdī-ˌme-thəl-nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dimethylnitrosamine (audio) \

Definition of dimethylnitrosamine

: a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs especially in tobacco smoke

First Known Use of dimethylnitrosamine

1965, in the meaning defined above

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“Dimethylnitrosamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimethylnitrosamine. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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dimethylnitrosamine

noun
di·​meth·​yl·​ni·​tros·​amine | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌmeth-əl-(ˌ)nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dimethylnitrosamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of dimethylnitrosamine

: a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs especially in tobacco smoke

called also nitrosodimethylamine

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