Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to hexamine: hexamine hippurate


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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
In the first step, the HMT-STA hybrid was synthesized: 10 mL hexamine aqueous solution (1.0% w/w) was added to 10 mL silicotungstic acid aqueous solution (5% w/w).
Hexamine was a potentially dangerous and outdated substance which was made outside the UK.
It will enable soldiers to cook their meals and make their brews with a safer and cleaner fuel than traditional military rations fuel blocks like hexamine. Our fuel is non-toxic, non-drip and made from 100 per cent natural ingredients, including ethanol sourced from UK grown grain stocks.
Jasmine synthetic, chloroacetamide, isopropyl myristate, vanillin, bronopol, sorbic acid, 2-(2-hydroxy-5-methyl-phenyl) benzotriazole, germall 115, hexamine, quaternium 15, geranium oil, butylated hydroxyanisole, and triethanolamine, the common additives to cosmetics/skin care products, appear to be uncommon sensitizers.
He admitted agreeing to undertake research in hexamine and hydrogen peroxide at Ali's suggestion in March 2006, but denied knowing whether it had any significance in relation to terrorism.
As per ASTM G1-03 [18], the rods were pickled in a solution that comprises 500 ml concentrated hydrochloric acid, 500 ml distilled water and 3.5 gms of hexamethylene-tetramine (Hexamine).
Between 1993 and 1995 Chemanol doubled its formaldehyde capacity and, as a way of diversifying its products, started to produce hexamine which is used in a range of industries including rubber, pharmaceuticals and mining.
EVIDENCE Notes on bomb ingredients; How they planned to make the explosives SINISTER Syringes used to inject chemicals into bottles; DISGUISE Food colourings; HEXAMINE Bomb material; DECEPTION Lucozade and Oasis bottles to become bombs; LINK 21/7 plotter Muktar Ibrahim
Partial Listing of Ingredients in Cigarettes Acetone Methane Arsenic Nicotine Vinyl chloride Stearic acid Acetic acid Butane DDT/Dieldrin Hexamine Nitrous oxide phenols Hydrogen cyanide Ammonia Naphthalene Cadmium Carbon monoxide Ethanol Methanol Nitrobenzene Toluene Formaldehyde Source: Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 2007.
Then the remaining part of corrosion products that was not removed by brushing is removed by immersing the specimen in 20% warm hydrochloric acid containing organic inhibitor (hexamine) for 1.5 min (Fontana and Greene, 1984).
There were no hexamine tablets to furnish heat to boil ground water, the primary source of drinking liquid for the marines and paratroopers.
Competitive substitution of hexamine cobalt (III) for N[a.sup.+] and K+