imine

noun
im·​ine | \ ˈi-ˌmēn How to pronounce imine (audio) \

Definition of imine

: a compound containing the NH group or its substituted form NR that is derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by a hydrocarbon group or other nonacid organic group

First Known Use of imine

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for imine

International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of amine

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“Imine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/imine. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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imine

noun
im·​ine | \ ˈim-ˌēn How to pronounce imine (audio) \

Medical Definition of imine

: a compound containing the NH group or its substituted form NR that is derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by a hydrocarbon group or other nonacid organic group

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