Definition of Dimethylnitrosamine

1. Noun. (chemistry) a simple nitrosamine, (CH3)2N-N=O, found in tobacco smoke; it is carcinogenic ¹



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Medical Definition of Dimethylnitrosamine

1. N-nitrosodimethylamine. A nitrosamine derivative with alkylating, carcinogenic, and mutagenic properties. It causes serious liver damage and is a hepatocarcinogen in rodents. Pharmacological action: alkylating agents, carcinogens, mutagens. Chemical name: Methanamine, N-methyl-N-nitroso- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimethylnitrosamine

dimethylfuran
dimethylfurans
dimethylglycine
dimethylglycine dehydrogenase
dimethylglycines
dimethylglyoxime
dimethylglyoximes
dimethylhydrazine
dimethylhydrazines
dimethylimidazol
dimethylimidazol-
dimethylimidazole
dimethylimidazoles
dimethyllysine
dimethylmercury
dimethylnitrosamine (current term)
dimethylnitrosamines
dimethylphenol
dimethylphenols
dimethylphenylpiperazinium
dimethylpiperazine tartrate
dimethylpolysiloxane
dimethylpolysiloxanes
dimethylpropane
dimethylpyridine
dimethyls
dimethylserotonin
dimethylsiloxane
dimethylsiloxanes
dimethylsilyl

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