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Polyamine

Definition(s)

A class or organic compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen containing two or more amino groups with some compounds acting as essential growth factors for microorganisms.

Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

A compound characterized by more than one amino group.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: September 15, 2014