Definition of cadaverine in English:


Syllabification: ca·dav·er·ine
Pronunciation: /kəˈdavəˌrēn/

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A toxic liquid base, 1,5-diaminopentane, formed by the putrefaction of proteins.
    • Chemical formula: H2N(CH2)5NH2

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