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mon·o·am·ine

 (mŏn′ō-ăm′ēn, -ə-mēn′)
n.
An amine compound containing one amino group, especially a compound that functions as a neurotransmitter.
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monoamine

(ˌmɒnəʊˈeɪmiːn)
n
(Biochemistry) a substance, such as adrenaline, noradrenaline, or serotonin, that contains a single amine group
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mon•o•a•mine

(ˌmɒn oʊ əˈmin, -ˈæm ɪn)

n.
an amine that has a single amino group, as the neurotransmitters dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine.
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Noun1.monoamine - a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)
amine, aminoalkane - a compound derived from ammonia by replacing hydrogen atoms by univalent hydrocarbon radicals
monoamine neurotransmitter - a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
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