tyramine


ty·ra·mine

noun \ˈtī-rə-ˌmēn\

Definition of TYRAMINE

:  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 of TYRAMINE

International Scientific Vocabulary tyrosine + amine
First Known Use: 1910

ty·ra·mine

noun \ˈtī-rə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TYRAMINE

: 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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