monoamine neurotransmitter

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Noun1.monoamine neurotransmitter - a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
noradrenaline, norepinephrine - a catecholamine precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and also released at synapses
5-hydroxytryptamine, serotonin - a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
dopamine, Dopastat, Intropin - a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
monoamine - a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)
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Evaluation of toluene exposure via drinking water on levels of regional brain biogenic monoamines and their metabolite in CD-1 mice.