tromethamine

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tromethamine

 [tro-meth´ah-mēn]
an alkalizer used intravenously in treatment of metabolic acidosis. It is also used to make buffer solutions.

tro·meth·a·mine

(trō-meth'ă-mēn),
A weakly basic compound used as an alkalizing agent and as a buffer in enzymic reactions.

tromethamine

/tro·meth·amine/ (tro-meth´ah-mēn) a proton acceptor used as an alkalizer in the treatment of metabolic acidosis; also used to make buffer solutions.

tromethamine

(trō-mĕth′ă-mēn)
A drug used intravenously to correct acidosis.