polyamine

polyamine
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Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary poly- + amine
: a compound characterized by more than one amino group

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/pol'ee euh meen", -am"in/, n. Chem.
a compound containing more than one amino group.
[1860-65; POLY- + -AMINE]

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polyamine
see poly-.

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