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Relating to an amine or other chemical compound containing an NH2 group.
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(Chemistry) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the group of atoms -NH2: amino group or radical; amino acid.
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a•mi•no(əˈmi noʊ, ˈæm əˌnoʊ)
containing or pertaining to the univalent group –NH2.
[1900–05; independent use of amino-]
a combining form of amine used esp. in the names of chemical compounds containing the amino group: aminobenzoic acid.
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|Noun||1.||amino - the radical -NH2|
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
glucosamine - an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
|Adj.||1.||amino - pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia|
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