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Pronunciation: tro-meth'a-men

Definition: A weakly basic compound used as an alkalizing agent and as a buffer in enzymic reactions.

Synonym(s): tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane, tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamine

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