guanidino

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adjective

gua·​ni·​di·​no
¦gwänə¦dē(ˌ)nō
variants or less commonly guanido
ˈgwänəˌdō
: relating to or containing the group H2NC(=NH)NH− of guanidine

guanidino-

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combining form

variants or less commonly guanido-
: containing the univalent group H2NC(=NH)NH− derived from guanidine by removal of one hydrogen atom

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

guanidino-, guanido-

Combining form

guanidino-, International Scientific Vocabulary, from guanidine + -o-; guanido- from guanidine + -o-

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“Guanidino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guanidino. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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