Origin of methenaminefrom meth(yl) + -en(e) + amine
An organic compound, C6H12N4, used as a urinary tract antiseptic, in the manufacture of explosives, and in rubber vulcanizing. Also called hexamethylenetetramine .
Origin of methenaminemeth- -en(e) amine
(countable and uncountable, plural methenamines)
- Alternative name of hexamine