Definition of Octopamine

1. Noun. (organic compound) An aromatic amine, ''4-(2-amino-1-hydroxy-ethyl)phenol'', related to noradrenaline, having similar characteristics to dopamine ¹



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Medical Definition of Octopamine

1. A biogenic amine found in both vertebrates and invertebrates (identified first in the salivary gland of Octopus). Octopamine can have properties both of a hormone and a neurotransmitter and acts as an adrenergic agonist. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octopamine

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octoic
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octology
octomino
octominoes
octonaphthene
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octonaries
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octonion
octonionic
octonionics
octonions
octonocular
octopamine (current term)
octopede
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octopetalous
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octopi
octopine oxidase
octopine permease
octoploid
octoploids
octopod
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octopodan
octopodans
octopodes

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