nitrosamine

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ni·tros·a·mine

 (nī-trō′sə-mēn′, nī′trōs-ăm′ēn)
n.
The group, N2O, having a divalent nitrogen atom bonded to a nitrogen atom that is doubly bonded to an oxygen atom, or any of a series of organic compounds having two alkyl groups bonded to this group. Nitrosamines are present in various food products and are carcinogenic in laboratory animals.

[Latin nitrōsus, full of natron (from nitrum, natron; see niter) + amine.]

nitrosamine

(ˌnaɪtrəʊsəˈmiːn; ˌnaɪtrəʊsˈæmiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any one of a class of neutral, usually yellow oily compounds containing the divalent group =NNO

ni•tros•a•mine

(naɪˈtroʊ səˌmin, ˌnaɪ troʊsˈæm ɪn)

n.
any of a series of compounds with the type formula R2NNO, some of which are carcinogenic, formed in cured meats by the conversion of sodium nitrite.
[< German Nitrosamin (1875); see nitroso-, amine]
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