hexamethylenediamine

noun
hexamethylene·diamine | \ "+ \

Definition of hexamethylenediamine 

: a crystalline base H2N(CH2)6NH2 made by hydrogenation of adiponitrile and used in the manufacture of nylon; 1,6-hexane-diamine

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International Scientific Vocabulary hexamethylene + diamine

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