[am-i-deen, -din]

noun Chemistry.

any of a group of compounds containing the CN2H3 group, some of which have marked pharmacological action.

Origin of amidine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

amidine in Medicine


[ămĭ-dēn′, -dĭn]


The monovalent radical having the general formula RC=NHNH2.
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