dimethylnitrosamine

noun di·meth·yl·ni·tro·sa·mine \ -nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn \

Definition of dimethylnitrosamine

: a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs especially in tobacco smoke

First Known Use of dimethylnitrosamine

1965

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dimethylnitrosamine

noun di·meth·yl·ni·tros·amine \ (ˌ)dī-ˌmeth-əl-(ˌ)nī-ˈtrō-sə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of dimethylnitrosamine

: a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs especially in tobacco smoke called also nitrosodimethylamine

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