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meth·en·a·mine

(meth-en'ă-mēn),
A condensation product obtained by the action of ammonia on formaldehyde; in acidic urine, it decomposes to yield formaldehyde, a urinary antiseptic.
Synonym(s): hexamine

hexamine

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