heterocyclic amine

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of heterocyclic amine

: an amine containing one or more closed rings of carbon and nitrogen; especially : any of various carcinogenic amines formed when creatine or creatinine reacts with free amino acids and sugar in meat cooked at high temperatures

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1984

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heterocyclic amine

noun

medical Definition of heterocyclic amine

: an amine containing one or more closed rings of carbon and nitrogen; especially : any of various carcinogenic amines that are formed when creatine or creatinine reacts with free amino acids and sugar in meat cooked at high temperature abbreviation HCA

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