tyramine

noun ty·ra·mine \ ˈtī-rə-ˌmēn \

Definition of tyramine

: a phenolic amine C8H11NO found in various foods and beverages (such as cheese and red wine) that has a sympathomimetic action and is derived from tyrosine

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Origin and Etymology of tyramine

International Scientific Vocabulary tyrosine + amine


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tyramine

noun ty·ra·mine \ ˈtī-rə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of tyramine

: a phenolic amine C8H11NO that is found in various foods and beverages (as cheese and red wine), has a sympathomimetic action, and is derived from tyrosine

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