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An amine compound containing one amino group, especially a compound that functions as a neurotransmitter.
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(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)
an amine that has a single amino group, as the neurotransmitters dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine.
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|Noun||1.||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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