amino[ə mē′nō, am′i nō′]
of or containing the NH radical in combination with certain nonacidic organic radicals
having one hydrogen atom in the ammonia molecule replaced by an alkyl or other nonacidic radical: aminobenzoic acid
Origin of amino-; from amine
Relating to an amine or other chemical compound containing an NH2 group.
Origin of aminoFrom amino–.
Containing NH2 combined with a nonacid organic radical: aminopyrine.
Origin of amino-From amine.
- (chemistry) Relating to an amine.
- (chemistry) The amine functional group.