amidine

amidine

[am-i-deen, -din]
noun Chemistry.
any of a group of compounds containing the CN 2 H 3 group, some of which have marked pharmacological action.

Origin:
amid- + -ine2

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amidine am·i·dine (ām'ĭ-dēn', -dĭn)
n.
The monovalent radical having the general formula RC=NHNH2.

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