guanidine(redirected from carbamidine)
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A strongly basic compound, usually found (in some plants and lower animals) as the hydrochloride; a constituent of creatine and arginine.
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A strongly alkaline crystalline compound, NHC(NH2)2, formed by the oxidation of guanine and found in the urine as a normal product of protein metabolism. It is commonly used in the organic synthesis of plastics, resins, and explosives.
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