monoamine


mono·amine

noun \ˌmä-nō-ə-ˈmēn\

Definition of MONOAMINE

:  an amine RNH2 that has one organic substituent attached to the nitrogen atom; especially :  one (as serotonin) that is functionally important in neural transmission

Origin of MONOAMINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1951

mono·am·ine

noun \ˌmän-ō-ə-ˈmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MONOAMINE

: an amine RNH2 that has one organic substituent attached to the nitrogen atom; especially : one (as serotonin) that is functionally important in neural transmission

Variants of MONOAMINE

mono·am·ine also mon·am·ine \ˌmän-ə-ˈmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn\

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