cadaverine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cadāver (corpse) + +‎ -ine.

Noun[edit]

cadaverine (countable and uncountable, plural cadaverines)

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  1. A foul-smelling diamine produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue. Cadaverine is a toxic diamine with the formula NH2(CH2)5NH2. Cadaverine is also known by the names 1,5-pentanediamine and pentamethylenediamine.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cadaverine f

  1. plural of cadaverina