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phenylethylamine


phenylethylamine

noun phe·nyl·eth·yl·amine
\ˌfen-əl-ˌeth-əl-ˈam-ˌēn, ˌfēn-\

Definition of PHENYLETHYLAMINE

:  a neurotransmitter C8H11N that is an amine resembling amphetamine in structure and pharmacological properties; also :  any of various derivatives of phenylethylamine
February 27, 2015
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