monoamine

noun
mono·​amine | \ ˌmä-nō-ə-ˈmēn How to pronounce monoamine (audio) \

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

Examples of monoamine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 The monoamine hypothesis came about by serendipity. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 Then, psychiatrists found that many people, like Attardo, did not respond to monoamine antidepressants. Claudia López Lloreda, STAT, 17 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of monoamine

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Monoamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoamine. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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monoamine

noun
mono·​am·​ine | \ ˌmän-ō-ə-ˈmēn How to pronounce monoamine (audio) , -ˈam-ˌēn How to pronounce monoamine (audio) \
variants: also monamine \ ˌmän-​ə-​ˈmēn How to pronounce monoamine (audio) , -​ˈam-​ˌēn How to pronounce monoamine (audio) \

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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