Ox`al*eth"yl*ine (?), n. [Oxalic + ethyl + -ine.]

A poisonous nitrogenous base (C6H10N2) obtained indirectly from oxamide as a thick transparent oil which has a strong narcotic odor, and a physiological action resembling that of atropine. It is probably related to pyridine.


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