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noun 
  1. (context, chemistry, biochemistry) Any compound having a single amino functional group, especially a neurotransmitter.
    • 2001: The first effective drugs used to treat clinical depression were compounds that act by enhancing the activity of chemicals known as monoamines in the brain. " Leslie Iversen, Drugs: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2001, p. 55)
Etymology: From mono- + amine.


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