trimethylamine

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tri·meth·yl·am·ine

(trī-meth'il-am'ēn),
A degradation product, often by putrefaction, of nitrogenous plant and animal substances (for example, beet sugar residue or herring brine); in the body, it probably results from decomposition of choline.

tri·meth·yl·am·ine

(trī-meth'il-am'ēn)
A degradation product, often by putrefaction, of nitrogenous plant and animal substances such as beet sugar residue or herring brine; in the body, it probably results from decomposition of choline.

trimethylamine

a smelly substance that taints milk. Formed in sugar beet residues by the fermentation of betaine.