phenylethylamine[fĕnˌəl-ĕthˈə-lə-mēnˌ, -lămˌən, fēˌnəl-]
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An amine, C8H11N, that has pharmacological properties similar to those of amphetamine, occurs naturally as a neurotransmitter in the brain, and is present in chocolate and oil of bitter almonds.