Definition of Diamine

1. Noun. Any organic compound containing two amino groups.

Generic synonyms: Organic Compound



Definition of Diamine

1. n. A compound containing two amido groups united with one or more basic or positive radicals, -- as contrasted with a diamide.

Definition of Diamine

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any compound containing two amino functional groups. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diamine

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Diamine

1. A compound containing two amido groups united with one or more basic or positive radicals, as contrasted with a diamide. In chemical nomenclature, if any amine or diamine is named by prefixing the nitrogen group, the name of the latter takes the form of amido, diamido, etc, thus ethylene diamine, C2H4.(NH2)2, is also called diamido-ethylene. Origin: Pref. Di- + amine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diamine

diametrical
diametrical opposition
diametrically
diamfenetide
diamictite
diamictites
diamide
diamides
diamidide
diamidides
diamidine
diamidines
diamidino
diamido-
diamin
diamine (current term)
diamine aminotransferase
diamine oxidase
diamines
diamino
diamino oxyhydrase
diaminoalkane
diaminoalkanes
diaminobenzene
diaminobenzidine
diaminobenzidines
diaminocyclohexyl
diaminoethane
diaminoethanes
diaminofluorescein

Literary usage of Diamine

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1. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"... in their properties and chemical deportment bear a great resemblance to phenylene-diamine, ... is sometimes represented as cyano-diphenyl-diamine, N,II, ..."

2. The Paper Mill Chemist by Henry Potter Stevens (1908)
"diamine heliotrope B. 11. diamine fast blue FFB. 12. diamine sky blue FF ... Oxy diamine black AT. Method of Dyeing Sized Papers with the diamine Colours. ..."

3. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"Meta-phenylenediamine and para- phenylenediamine are not known to be natural products, but are closely related to the diamine- ..."

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