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-amine

suff.
Amine: diamine.

[From amine.]

-amine

n combining form
(Chemistry) indicating an amine: histamine; methylamine.

a•mine

(əˈmin, ˈæm ɪn)

n.
any of a class of compounds derived from ammonia by replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms with organic groups.
[1860–65; am (monium) + -ine2]
a•min•ic (əˈmi nɪk, əˈmɪn ɪk) adj.
a•min•i•ty (əˈmɪn ɪ ti) n.

-amine

var. of amino- as final element of a word: Dramamine.