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|Noun||1.||aminoalkane - a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals|
histamine - amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions
aminobenzine, aniline, aniline oil, phenylamine - oily poisonous liquid amine obtained from nitrobenzene and used to make dyes and plastics and medicines
enamine - an amine containing the double bond linkage -C=C-N-
alkane, alkane series, methane series, paraffin series, paraffin - a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)
monoamine - a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)