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sper•mine



Pronunciation: (spûr'mēn, -min), [key]
n. Biochem.
a polyamine, H2N(CH2)3NH(CH2)4NH(CH2)3NH2, formed from spermidine and occurring in all cells, esp. prevalent in semen, sputum, pancreatic tissue, and certain yeasts.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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