guanidino

adjective
gua·​ni·​di·​no | \ ¦gwänə¦dē(ˌ)nō \
variants: or less commonly guanido \ ˈgwänəˌdō \

Definition of guanidino

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or containing the group H2NC(=NH)NH− of guanidine

guanidino-

combining form
variants: or less commonly guanido-

Definition of guanidino- (Entry 2 of 2)

: containing the univalent group H2NC(=NH)NH− derived from guanidine by removal of one hydrogen atom

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History and Etymology for guanidino

Adjective

guanidino-, guanido-

Combining form

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

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“Guanidino.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guanidino-. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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