phenylethylamine

noun phen·yl·eth·yl·amine \ ˌfe-nᵊl-ˌe-thəl-ˈa-ˌmēn , ˌfē- \
variants: or phenethylamine play \ˌfen-ˌe-thəl-ˈa-ˌmēn\

Definition of phenylethylamine

: 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

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phenylethylamine

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

medical Definition of phenylethylamine

: 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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