polyamine

noun
poly·​amine | \ˈpä-lē-ə-ˌmēn, ˌpä-lē-ˈa-ˌmēn \

Definition of polyamine 

: a compound characterized by more than one amino group

First Known Use of polyamine

1861, in the meaning defined above

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polyamine

noun
poly·​amine | \ˈpäl-ē-ə-ˌmēn, ˌpäl-ē-ˈam-ˌēn \

Medical Definition of polyamine 

: a compound characterized by more than one amino group

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