aminate

[ am-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈæm əˌneɪt /

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

to introduce an amino group into (a compound).

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Origin of aminate

OTHER WORDS FROM aminate

am·i·na·tion, noun
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Medical 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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