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amidine

[am-i-deen, -din]
noun Chemistry.
  1. any of a group of compounds containing the CN2H3 group, some of which have marked pharmacological action.
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Origin of amidine

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amidine in Medicine

amidine

(ămĭ-dēn′, -dĭn)
n.
  1. The monovalent radical having the general formula RC=NHNH2.
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