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Meaning of MONOAMINE OXIDASE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
 
 Synonyms: MAO
 
 See Also: enzyme

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: an enzyme that makes nervous system hormones inactive.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An enzyme that breaks down certain neurotransmitters, including dopamine, serotonin, and noradrenaline.
 

 

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