DICTIONARY


Definition of PTOMAINE

noun : PTOMAINE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria ;

  • 2. (

    ) a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines ;


See more about : PTOMAINE