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cadaverine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadaverine  \Ca*dav"er*ine\,  n.  Also  -in  \-in\  .  [From 
  {Cadaver}.]  (Chem.) 
  A  sirupy,  nontoxic  ptomaine,  {C5H14N2}  (chemically 
  pentamethylene  diamine),  formed  in  putrefaction  of  flesh, 
  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cadaverine 
  n  :  a  colorless  toxic  ptomaine  with  an  unpleasant  odor  formed 
  during  the  putrefaction  of  animal  tissue 




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