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spermine

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noun sperm·ine \ˈspər-ˌmēn, -mən\

Medical Definition of spermine

  1. :  a deliquescent crystalline aliphatic tetramine C10H26N4 found in semen in combination with phosphoric acid, in blood serum and body tissues, and in yeast


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