tertiary amine

noun

Medical Definition of tertiary amine

: an amine (as trimethylamine or nicotine) having three organic groups attached to the nitrogen in place of three hydrogen atoms

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“Tertiary amine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tertiary%20amine. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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