leucomaine

leucomaine

(ˈluːkəˌmeɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of toxic amines produced during animal metabolism
[C20: from leuco- + -maine, as in ptomaine]
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leucomaine a substance in the animal body, a decomposition product of protein matter (OED)