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methenamine

[me-thee-nuh-meen, -min] /mɛˈθi nəˌmin, -mɪn/
noun, Chemistry
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; meth- + -ene + amine
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British Dictionary definitions for methenamine

methenamine

/mɛˈθiːnəˌmiːn; -ˌmaɪn/
noun
1.
another name for hexamethylenetetramine
Word Origin
C20: meth- + -ene + amine
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methenamine in Medicine

methenamine me·the·na·mine (mə-thē'nə-mēn', -mĭn)
n.
An organic compound used as a urinary tract antiseptic.

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