[ trans-am-uh-ney-shuhn, tranz- ]
/ trænsˌæm əˈneɪ ʃən, trænz- /
noun Biochemistry, Chemistry.
the transfer of an amino group from one compound to another.
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Medical definitions for transamination
[ trăns-ăm′ə-nā′shən, trănz- ]
Transfer of an amino group from one chemical compound to another.
Transposition of an amino group within a chemical compound.
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