tryptamine

noun trypt·amine \ ˈtrip-tə-ˌmēn \

Definition of tryptamine

: a crystalline amine C10H12N2 derived from tryptophan

Origin and Etymology of tryptamine

tryptophan + amine


Medical Dictionary

tryptamine

noun trypt·amine \ ˈtrip-tə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of tryptamine

: a crystalline amine C10H12N2 derived from tryptophan; also : any of various substituted derivatives of this amine of which some are significantly hallucinogenic or neurotoxic

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