(also monamine /ˈmänəˌmēn/)
Definition of monoamine in English:
A compound having a single amine group in its molecule, especially one that is a neurotransmitter (e.g., serotonin, norepinephrine).
- Estrogen and progesterone seem to modulate levels of monoamines, including serotonin.
- The changes and control of emotion were related to the changes in the levels of monoamines and its metabolites in the limbic system of the brain stem.
- Therefore, it appears likely that aggression is moderated by a variety of neuromodulators, including monoamines, neuropeptides and neurosteriods.
Definition of monoamine in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan