phenylethylamine


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phen·yl·eth·yl·a·mine

 (fĕn′əl-ĕth′ə-lə-mēn′, -lăm′ən, fē′nəl-)
n.
1. An amine, C8H11N, that is produced by the decarboxylation of phenylalanine and is present in small amounts in the brain and in many plants.
2. Any of several derivatives of this compound, including amphetamine, mescaline, and neurotransmitters such as dopamine. In both senses also called phenethylamine.

phenylethylamine

(ˌfiːnaɪlˌɛθɪlˌəˈmiːn; ˌfɛnɪl-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an amine that occurs naturally as a neurotransmitter in the brain, has properties similar to those of amphetamine, is an antidepressant, and is found in chocolate. Formula: C8H11N
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