phenylethylamine

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noun phen·yl·eth·yl·amine \ˌfe-nəl-ˌe-thəl-ˈa-ˌmēn, ˌfē-\
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phenethylamine

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Definition of phenylethylamine

  1. :  a neurotransmitter C8H11N that is an amine resembling amphetamine in structure and pharmacological properties; also :  any of its derivatives

First Known Use of phenylethylamine

1875


Medical Dictionary

phenylethylamine

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noun phe·nyl·eth·yl·amine \ˌfen-əl-ˌeth-əl-ˈam-ˌēn, ˌfēn-\
variants: or

phenethylamine

\ˌfen-ˌeth-əl-ˈam-ˌēn\ play

Medical Definition of phenylethylamine

  1. :  a neurotransmitter C8H11N that is an amine resembling amphetamine in structure and pharmacological properties; also :  any of various derivatives of phenylethylamine


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