Pronunciation: (dī-sī"un-dī-am'īd), [key]
a white, crystalline, rather sparingly water-soluble solid, C2H4N4, produced from cyanamide by polymerization: used in the manufacture of plastics and pharmaceuticals. Also,di•cy•an•o•di•am•idePronunciation: (dī-sī"u-nō"dī-am'īd). [key]Also called cyanoguanidine.
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