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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The trade-name of hexamethylene tetramine, a colorless compound, prepared by the action of ammonia on formaldehyde. It crystallizes in lustrous rhombohedra, which may be sublimed in vacuo. It is used in medicine to remove uric acid and to render the urine antiseptic. Also called urotropin and formin.

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