dopamine

noun do·pa·mine \ ˈdō-pə-ˌmēn \

Definition of dopamine

:a monoamine C8H11NO2 that is a decarboxylated form of dopa and that occurs especially as a neurotransmitter in the brain

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Origin and Etymology of dopamine

dopa + amine


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dopamine

noun do·pa·mine \ ˈdō-pə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of dopamine

:a monoamine C8H11NO2 that is a decarboxylated form of dopa and occurs especially as a neurotransmitter in the brain and as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of epinephrine — see intropin


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