dimethylnitrosamine
noun Date: 1965 a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs especially in tobacco smoke

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  • dimethylnitrosamine — /duy meth euhl nuy troh seuh meen , nuy trohs am in/, n. Chem. a yellow, water soluble carcinogenic liquid, C2H6N2O, found in tobacco smoke and certain foods: known to be a potent carcinogen. Abbr.: DMN, DMNA [1960 65; DIMETHYL + NITROSAMINE] * * …   Universalium

  • dimethylnitrosamine — noun a simple nitrosamine, (CH)N N=O, found in tobacco smoke; it is carcinogenic …   Wiktionary

  • dimethylnitrosamine — di·meth·yl·ni·tros·amine (.)dī .meth əl (.)nī trō sə .mēn n a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs esp. in tobacco smoke called also nitrosodimethylamine * * * di·meth·yl·ni·tro·sa·mine (di meth″əl ni troґsə mēn) N… …   Medical dictionary

  • dimethylnitrosamine — di•meth•yl•ni•tros•a•mine [[t]daɪˌmɛθ əl naɪˈtroʊ səˌmin, ˌnaɪ troʊsˈæm ɪn[/t]] n. chem. a carcinogenic liquid, C2H6N2O, found in tobacco smoke and certain foods Abbr.: DMN,DMNA • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • dimethylnitrosamine — ¦ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ (ˌ)nī.ˈtrōsəˌmēn, trōˈsamə̇n noun Etymology: dimethyl + nitrosamine : a carcinogenic nitrosamine C2H6N2O that occurs especially in tobacco smoke * * * /duy meth euhl nuy troh seuh meen , nuy trohs am in/, n. Chem. a yellow, water …   Useful english dictionary

  • DMNA — dimethylnitrosamine …   Medical dictionary

  • DMNA — • dimethylnitrosamine …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Nitrosamine — Not to be confused with nitroamine. Structure of the nitrosamino group Nitrosamines are chemical compounds of the chemical structure R1N( R2) N=O, some of which are carcinogenic. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • N-Nitrosodimethylamine — Not to be confused with MDMA or NMDA. N Nitrosodimethylamine IUPAC name N,N …   Wikipedia

  • 62-75-9 — N nitrosodiméthylamine N nitrosodimethylamine Général Nom IUPAC N,Ndiméthylnitrosamine Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

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