HyperDic: putrescine

English > 1 sense of the word putrescine:
NOUNsubstanceputrescinea colorless crystalline ptomaine with a foul odor that is produced in decaying animal matter
English > putrescine: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA colorless crystalline ptomaine with a foul odor that is produced in decaying animal matter.
Broaderptomaine, ptomainAny of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria
Spanishputrescina
Catalanputrescina

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