cadaverine[-ər ēn′, -ər in]
cadaverine definition by Webster's New World
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a colorless, putrid-smelling, liquid ptomaine, NH(CH)NH, produced by the action of microorganisms on proteins, as in decaying flesh
Origin: cadaver plush -ine
cadaverine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A syrupy, colorless, fuming ptomaine, C5H14N2, formed by the carboxylation of lysine by bacteria in decaying animal flesh.
cadaverine - Medical Definition
A syrupy, colorless, fuming ptomaine formed by the carboxylation of lysine by bacteria in decaying animal flesh.