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monoamine oxidase

noun

Definition of MONOAMINE OXIDASE

:  an enzyme that deaminates monoamines oxidatively and that functions in the nervous system by breaking down monoamine neurotransmitters

First Known Use of MONOAMINE OXIDASE

1951

monoamine oxidase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOAMINE OXIDASE

:  an enzyme that deaminates monoamines oxidatively and that functions in the nervous system by breaking down monoamine neurotransmitters

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