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methenamine

[me-thee-nuh-meen, -min]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. hexamethylenetetramine.
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Origin of methenamine

First recorded in 1925–30; meth- + -ene + amine
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British Dictionary definitions for methenamine

methenamine

noun
  1. another name for hexamethylenetetramine
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Word Origin

C20: meth- + -ene + amine
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methenamine in Medicine

methenamine

(mə-thēnə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
  1. An organic compound used as a urinary tract antiseptic.
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