Meaning of 胺

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Pinyin: àn
English Definition: amine; Taiwan pr. [an1]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (organic compound) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • meat, flesh; organic compound
    • [ ān ] peaceful, tranquil, quiet
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Example Words
磺胺 huáng àn sulfa drugs; sulfanilamide (used to reduce fever)
聚酰亚胺 xiān àn polyimide
聚酰胺 xiān àn polyamide
苄胺 biàn àn benzylamine C7H9N
酰胺 xiān àn amide; acidamide (chemistry)
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Example Sentences
Vegetables do not form heterocyclic amines or any other carcinogens during cooking.
And might there be a more effective treatment for this kind of suffering than the usual antidepressants, whose target is serotonin?
No one' s quite figured out how they help, but they do know that carbs provide your brain with a source of tryptophan from which it can make the sleep-inducing neurotransmitter serotonin.