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Meaning of DOPAMINE

Pronunciation:  d'√Ępum`In

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
 

DOPAMINE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: Dopastat, Intropin
 
 See Also: monoamine neurotransmitter

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: a chemical substance, a neurotransmitter, found in the brain that regulates movement, balance, and walking.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A hormonelike substance with the chemical formula C8H11NO2. It is found in the nervous system as an important neurotransmitter, or substance which transmits nerve signals from neuron to neuron. It is also an intermediate in the productions of the hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine.
 

 

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