Meaning of amino

a•mi•no

Pronunciation: (u-mē'nō, am'u-nō"), [key]
— adj. Chem.
  1. containing the amino group.

amino-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the amino group is present: aminobenzene.
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