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tyramine

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noun ty·ra·mine \ˈtī-rə-ˌmēn\

Definition of tyramine

  1. :  a phenolic amine C8H11NO found in various foods and beverages (as cheese and red wine) that has a sympathomimetic action and is derived from tyrosine



Origin and Etymology of tyramine

International Scientific Vocabulary tyrosine + amine


First Known Use: 1910


Medical Dictionary

tyramine

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noun ty·ra·mine \ˈtī-rə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of tyramine

  1. :  a phenolic amine C8H11NO that is found in various foods and beverages (as cheese and red wine), has a sympathomimetic action, and is derived from tyrosine




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of tyramine Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about tyramine


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