aminate

[am-uh-neyt]

verb (used with object), am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing. Chemistry.

to introduce an amino group into (a compound).

Nearby words

  1. amin,
  2. amin, idi,
  3. amin-,
  4. aminah,
  5. aminase,
  6. amindivi islands,
  7. amine,
  8. aminic,
  9. aminity,
  10. amino

Origin of aminate


Related formsam·i·na·tion, noun

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Medicine definitions for amination

aminate

[ămə-nāt′]

v.

To form or convert to an amine.
To add an amino group to a compound.

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