amine

noun \ ə-ˈmēn , ˈa-ˌmēn \

Definition of amine

: any of a class of basic organic compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of hydrogen with one or more monovalent hydrocarbon radicals — compare amide 2

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Origin and Etymology of amine

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin ammonia


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amine

noun \ ə-ˈmēn , ˈam-ˌēn \

medical Definition of amine

: any of a class of organic compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of one, two, or three hydrogen atoms with alkyl groups — see primary amine, secondary amine, tertiary amine

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