amino

Definitions of amino
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adj pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia

Synonyms:
aminic

n the radical -NH2

Synonyms:
amino group
Types:
glucosamine
an amino derivative of glucose that is a component of many polysaccharides
Type of:
chemical group, group, radical
(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

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