Definition of putrescine in English:

putrescine

Syllabification: pu·tres·cine
Pronunciation: /pyo͞oˈtresēn/

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noun

Chemistry
  • An oily amine formed from arginine during putrefaction.
    • Alternative name: 1,4-diaminobutane; chemical formula: C4H12N2

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