noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hexa- + methylene + tetra- + amine Date: 1888 a crystalline compound C6H12N4 used especially as an accelerator in vulcanizing rubber and as a urinary antiseptic — compare methenamine

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  • hexamethylenetetramine — /hek seuh meth euh leen te treuh meen /, n. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, C6H12N4, used as a vulcanization accelerator, an absorbent in gas masks, in the manufacture of the explosive RDX and synthetic resins, and in medicine as a… …   Universalium

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  • hexamethylenetetramine — hexa·meth·y·lene·tet·ra·mine meth ə .lēn te trə .mēn n METHENAMINE …   Medical dictionary

  • hexamethylenetetramine — n. chemical substance used in vulcanization and in medicine as a diuretic drug …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hexamethylenetetramine — hexa·methylene·tetramine …   English syllables

  • hexamethylenetetramine — hex•a•meth•yl•ene•tet•ra•mine [[t]ˌhɛk səˈmɛθ ə linˈtɛ trəˌmin[/t]] n. chem. pha a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, C 6 H 12 N 4 , used esp. as a vulcanization accelerator and as a diuretic and urinary antiseptic. Also called hex′a•mine… …   From formal English to slang

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