phloramine definition

  • noun:
    • a simple amido derivative of phloroglucin.
    • a simple amido by-product of phloroglucin, having an astringent flavor.
    • A compound, NH2.C6H3(OH)2 or 5-aminoresorcinol, that will be created because of the action of ammonia on phloroglucinol. It forms silky, needle-like crystals which melt at 146–152° C.
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