monoamine

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noun mono·amine \ˌmä-nō-ə-ˈmēn\

Definition of monoamine

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

Origin and Etymology of monoamine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1951


Medical Dictionary

monoamine

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noun mono·am·ine \ˌmän-ō-ə-ˈmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of monoamine

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

Variants of monoamine

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