quaternize

transitive verb
qua·​ter·​nize
variants: or chiefly British quaternise \ ˈkwät-​ər-​ˌnīz How to pronounce quaternise (audio) \
quaternized or chiefly British quaternised; quaternizing or chiefly British quaternising

Medical Definition of quaternize

: to convert (as an amine) into a quaternary compound

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“Quaternize.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quaternise. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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