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his·ta·mine

 (hĭs′tə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
A physiologically active amine, C5H9N3, found in plant and animal tissue and released from mast cells as part of an allergic reaction in humans. It stimulates gastric secretion and causes dilation of capillaries, constriction of bronchial smooth muscle, and decreased blood pressure.


his′ta·min′ic (-mĭn′ĭk) adj.

histamine

(ˈhɪstəˌmiːn; -mɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) an amine formed from histidine and released by the body tissues in allergic reactions, causing irritation. It also stimulates gastric secretions, dilates blood vessels, and contracts smooth muscle. Formula: C5H9N3. See also antihistamine
[C20: from hist(idine) + -amine]
histaminic adj

his•ta•mine

(ˈhɪs təˌmin, -mɪn)

n.
a histidine-derived amine compound that is released mainly by damaged mast cells in allergic reactions, causing dilation and permeability of blood vessels and lowering blood pressure.
[1910–15; hist (idine) + amine]
his`ta•min′ic (-ˈmɪn ɪk) adj.

his·ta·mine

(hĭs′tə-mēn′)
An organic compound found widely in animals and plants. In humans and other mammals, histamine is released as part of the body's immune response, causing a variety of changes in the body including enlargement of the blood vessels, tightening of the airways, and faster beating of the heart. The itchiness and sneezing typical of an allergic reaction are caused by the release of histamine.

histamine

A hormone in almost all body tissues, released by antigen—antibody reactions. Its effects include making blood vessels expand and leak.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.histamine - amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions
amine, aminoalkane - a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
Translations

histamine

n (Med) → Histamin nt

his·ta·mine

n. histamina, sustancia que produce efecto dilatador en los vasos capilares y estimula la secreción gástrica;
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histamine

n histamina
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Data Sources: Papers in English published in PubMed, Cochrane, and Ovid Nursing databases between January 1988 and November 2016 were searched using the following keywords: PD, nondopaminergic therapy, adenosine, glutamatergic, adrenergic, serotoninergic, histaminic, and iron chelator.
Numerous derivatives of pyrazole exhibit broad spectrum of biological activities, including anti-microbial [1], anti-inflammatory [2], anti-bacterial [3], anti-fungal [4], anti-tumor [5], anti- histaminic [6], anti-depressant [7], anti-viral [8], anti- analgesic [9], anti-convulsant [10], anti-protozoal [11], anti-oxidant [12] and anti-HIV [13].
Catarral conjunctivitis recorded in 6 animals showed best results to systemic injection of NSAID such as Melonex and to anti histaminic drugs.
Possible mechanisms for weight gain include histaminic or serotonergic antagonism, or insulin resistance.
Anti histaminic with sedative properties like Promethazine can also be used as hypnotic.
It is the author's opinion that the histaminic response is grossly discounted in clinical practice when the patient presents without anaphylactic symptomatology.
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