cadaverine cadaverine


  • (n) a colorless toxic ptomaine with an unpleasant odor formed during the putrefaction of animal tissue


  1. The new fibre (made of complex nitrogen compounds, among them cadaverine), as silky as silk itself, can be produced in sizes one-tenth to one-seventy-fifth finer than silk .
  2. Scientists and police detectives alike have long known that decomposing human bodies give off some ghastly smellscaused by the emission of the aptly named gases "cadaverine" and .
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