from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A colorless, nearly tasteless crystalline compound, (CH2)6NH.C2H5Br, obtained by the action of ethyl bromide on hexamethylene-tetramine. It is used as a substitute for alkaline bromides. Also known as bromethyl-formin.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Pharm.) A colorless or white crystalline compound, (CH2)6N4C2H5Br, used as a sedative in epilepsy.
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