monoamine

noun mono·amine \ ˌmä-nō-ə-ˈmēn \
Updated on: 5 Mar 2018

Definition of monoamine

: an amine RNH2 that has one organic substituent attached to the nitrogen atom; especially : one (such as serotonin) that is functionally important in neural transmission

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monoamine

noun mono·am·ine \ ˌmän-ō-ə-ˈmēn , -ˈam-ˌēn \
variants: also monamine play \ˌmän-ə-ˈmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn\

medical Definition of monoamine

: an amine RNH2 that has one organic substituent attached to the nitrogen atom; especially : one (as serotonin) that is functionally important in neural transmission

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