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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A carcinogenic nitrosamine, C2H6N2O, that occurs in tobacco smoke and certain foods.

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  • n. a simple nitrosamine, (CH3)2N-N=O, found in tobacco smoke; it is carcinogenic


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  • 73, 279-285 (1976) [31] Risteli, J.; Tuderman, L.; Kivirikko, K.I.: Intracellular enzymes of collagen biosynthesis in rat liver as a function of age and in hepatic injury induced by dimethylnitrosamine.

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